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tal·ly

 (tăl′ē)
n. pl. tal·lies
1.
a. A reckoning, score, or amount: What was the final tally of votes?
b. A record of a reckoning, score, or amount: She keeps a tally of the miles she runs each week.
2. The act of scoring a point or goal in a game or contest: took the lead on his tally in the second half.
3.
a. A stick on which notches are made to keep a count or score.
b. A stick on which notches were formerly made to keep a record of amounts paid or owed.
4. A mark used in recording a number of acts or objects, most often in series of five, consisting of four vertical lines canceled diagonally or horizontally by a fifth line.
5. A label, ticket, or piece of metal or wood used for identification or classification, especially in gardens and greenhouses.
6. Archaic Something that is very similar or corresponds to something else; a double or counterpart.
v. tal·lied, tal·ly·ing, tal·lies
v.tr.
1.
a. To reckon or count. Often used with up: tallied up the bill.
b. To make a record of (an amount, for example).
2. To score (a point or goal) in a game or contest.
3. To label, as with a ticket, for identification or classification.
v.intr.
1. To be alike; correspond or agree: The report tallies with your description of the accident.
2. To keep a record, as of a score in a game.
3. To score a point or goal in a game or contest.

[Middle English taly, from Anglo-Norman tallie, from Medieval Latin tallia, from Latin tālea, stick.]

tally

(ˈtælɪ)
vb, -lies, -lying or -lied
1. (intr) to correspond one with the other: the two stories don't tally.
2. (tr) to supply with an identifying tag
3. (intr) to keep score
4. (tr) obsolete to record or mark
n, pl -lies
5. any record of debit, credit, the score in a game, etc
6. a ticket, label, or mark, used as a means of identification, classification, etc
7. a counterpart or duplicate of something, such as the counterfoil of a cheque
8. a stick used (esp formerly) as a record of the amount of a debt according to the notches cut in it
9. a notch or mark cut in or made on such a stick
10. a mark or number of marks used to represent a certain number in counting
11. (Agriculture) Austral and NZ the total number of sheep shorn by one shearer in a specified period of time
[C15: from Medieval Latin tālea, from Latin: a stick; related to Latin tālus heel]
ˈtallier n

tal•ly

(ˈtæl i)

n., pl. -lies, n.
1. an account; reckoning.
2. a stick of wood with notches cut to indicate the amount of a debt or payment.
3. anything on which a score or account is kept.
4. a notch or mark made on or in a tally.
5. a number recorded, as of points in a game.
6. a number of objects used as a unit of computation.
7. anything corresponding to another thing as a counterpart or duplicate.
v.t.
8. to mark on a tally; record.
9. to count; reckon.
10. to cause to correspond or agree.
v.i.
11. to correspond; agree: Both accounts tally.
12. to score a point or goal, as in a game.
[1275–1325; (n.) Middle English taly < Anglo-French tallie < Medieval Latin talia, for Latin tālea cutting (from a plant), rod]
tal′li•er, n.

Tally

 a number, group, or series, 1674; a unit of measure, sometimes, five dozen objects.
Examples: tally of cabbage, 1891; of cauliflowers, 1883; of hops, 1868; of marrows, 1891; of squirary (young squires), 1327; of turnips (five dozen bunches), 1851.

tally


Past participle: tallied
Gerund: tallying

Imperative
tally
tally
Present
I tally
you tally
he/she/it tallies
we tally
you tally
they tally
Preterite
I tallied
you tallied
he/she/it tallied
we tallied
you tallied
they tallied
Present Continuous
I am tallying
you are tallying
he/she/it is tallying
we are tallying
you are tallying
they are tallying
Present Perfect
I have tallied
you have tallied
he/she/it has tallied
we have tallied
you have tallied
they have tallied
Past Continuous
I was tallying
you were tallying
he/she/it was tallying
we were tallying
you were tallying
they were tallying
Past Perfect
I had tallied
you had tallied
he/she/it had tallied
we had tallied
you had tallied
they had tallied
Future
I will tally
you will tally
he/she/it will tally
we will tally
you will tally
they will tally
Future Perfect
I will have tallied
you will have tallied
he/she/it will have tallied
we will have tallied
you will have tallied
they will have tallied
Future Continuous
I will be tallying
you will be tallying
he/she/it will be tallying
we will be tallying
you will be tallying
they will be tallying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tallying
you have been tallying
he/she/it has been tallying
we have been tallying
you have been tallying
they have been tallying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tallying
you will have been tallying
he/she/it will have been tallying
we will have been tallying
you will have been tallying
they will have been tallying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tallying
you had been tallying
he/she/it had been tallying
we had been tallying
you had been tallying
they had been tallying
Conditional
I would tally
you would tally
he/she/it would tally
we would tally
you would tally
they would tally
Past Conditional
I would have tallied
you would have tallied
he/she/it would have tallied
we would have tallied
you would have tallied
they would have tallied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tally - a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safelytally - a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"
score - the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
earned run - a run that was not scored as the result of an error by the other team
unearned run - a run that was scored as a result of an error by the other team
rbi, run batted in - a run that is the result of the batter's performance; "he had more than 100 rbi last season"
2.tally - a bill for an amount due
invoice, bill, account - an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; "he paid his bill and left"; "send me an account of what I owe"
3.tally - the act of countingtally - the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours"
investigating, investigation - the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
blood count - the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
census, nose count, nosecount - a periodic count of the population
countdown - counting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)
miscount - an inaccurate count
poll - the counting of votes (as in an election)
recount - an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
sperm count - the act of estimating the number of spermatozoa in an ejaculate
Verb1.tally - be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
consist - be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
check out, check - be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!"
look - accord in appearance with; "You don't look your age!"
answer - match or correspond; "The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave"
coincide - be the same; "our views on this matter coincided"
align - be or come into adjustment with
correlate - to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation; "Do these facts correlate?"
parallel - be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
twin, duplicate, parallel - duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
square - be compatible with; "one idea squares with another"
bear out, underpin, corroborate, support - support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
equal, be - be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
resemble - appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to; "She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"
conform to, fit, meet - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
homologize - be homologous; "A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs"
befit, beseem, suit - accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
accord, concord, fit in, harmonise, harmonize, consort, agree - go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
pattern - form a pattern; "These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before"
adhere - be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules"
rime, rhyme - be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable; "hat and cat rhyme"
2.tally - gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
par - make a score (on a hole) equal to par
shoot - score; "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"
convert - score (a spare)
convert - complete successfully; "score a penalty shot or free throw"
convert - score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone; "Smith converted and his team won"
homer - hit a home run
gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win, gain, advance - obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
kick - make a goal; "He kicked the extra point after touchdown"
eagle - shoot in two strokes under par
hole up - score a hole in one
ace - score an ace against; "He aced his opponents"
walk - obtain a base on balls
equalise, equalize, get even - compensate; make the score equal
get, have, make - achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day"
3.tally - keep score, as in games
record, enter, put down - make a record of; set down in permanent form
4.tally - determine the sum oftally - determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
add together, add - make an addition by combining numbers; "Add 27 and 49, please!"
count, numerate, enumerate, number - determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"

tally

noun
1. record, score, total, count, reckoning, running total They do not keep a tally of visitors to the palace.
verb
2. count up, total, compute, keep score When the final numbers are tallied, sales will probably have fallen.

tally

noun
1. A noting of items one by one:
Archaic: tale.
2. The total number of points made by a contestant, side, or team in a game or contest:
verb
1. To note (items) one by one so as to get a total:
2. To gain (a point or points) in a game or contest:
Informal: notch.
3. To be compatible or in correspondence:
Informal: jibe.
Archaic: quadrate.
Translations
سِجِل الحَوادِث اليَوْمِيَّهيَتلائم، يَتَوافَق
evidenceshodovat se
regnskab
skrá, lististemma
apskaitaneprieštarauti
sakristsaskanētuzskaite
evidencia
birbirini tutmakçetelehesap tutmauymak

tally

[ˈtælɪ]
A. N
1. (= running total, score) → cuenta f, total m
to keep a tally ofllevar la cuenta de
2. (= stick) → tarja f
B. VI [stories, accounts] → concordar, coincidir (with con)
C. VT (also tally up) → contar, hacer recuento de
D. CPD tally clerk Nmedidor(a) m/f

tally

[ˈtæli]
ncompte m
to keep a tally of sth → tenir le compte de qch
vi (= correspond) [two things] → concorder, se recouper
We've checked their stories and they don't quite tally → Nous avons vérifié leurs versions et elles ne concordent pas tout à fait., Nous avons vérifié leurs versions et elles ne se recoupent pas tout à fait.
to tally with sth → concorder avec qch
vt (= count) [+ numbers, items, total] → faire le compte de

tally

n
(Hist, = stick) → Kerbholz nt
(= count, account) to keep a tally ofBuch führen über (+acc)
(= result of counting, number)(An)zahl f; what’s the tally?wie viel ist/sind es?
viübereinstimmen; (reports etc also)sich decken; they don’t tallysie stimmen nicht (miteinander) überein
vt (also tally up)zusammenrechnen or -zählen

tally

[ˈtælɪ]
1. n (count) → conto, conteggio; (running total) → totale m; (score) → punteggio
to keep a tally of sth → tener il conto di qc
2. vi to tally (with)corrispondere (a)

tally

(ˈtӕli) plural ˈtallies noun
an account. He kept a tally of all the work he did.
verb
(often with with) to agree or match. Their stories tally; His story tallies with mine.
References in classic literature ?
At last the Captain made a postman of it; tying a lettered, leathern tally round its neck, with the ship's time and place; and then letting it escape.
He was restive all through it; he kept tally of the details of the prayer, unconsciously -- for he was not listening, but he knew the ground of old, and the clergyman's regular route over it -- and when a little trifle of new matter was in- terlarded, his ear detected it and his whole nature re- sented it; he considered additions unfair, and scoun- drelly.
I am not in the least provoked at the sight of a lawyer, a pickpocket, a colonel, a fool, a lord, a gamester, a politician, a whoremonger, a physician, an evidence, a suborner, an attorney, a traitor, or the like; this is all according to the due course of things: but when I behold a lump of deformity and diseases, both in body and mind, smitten with pride, it immediately breaks all the measures of my patience; neither shall I be ever able to comprehend how such an animal, and such a vice, could tally together.
There was no answer, and the murderer resumed: 'Talking of business, you must pay me; your accounts, you see, must tally.
Their tally was exact with the list, and they had nothing to add to the simple description `fifty cases of common earth', except that the boxes were `main and mortal heavy', and that shifting them was dry work.
His weather-beaten and handsome face, his portly presence, his shirt- fronts and broad cuffs and gold links, his air of bluff distinction, impressed the humble beholders (stevedores, tally clerks, tide-waiters) as he walked ashore over the gangway of his ship lying at the Circular Quay in Sydney.
But the voices of madmen, even in their wildest paroxysms, are never found to tally with that peculiar voice heard upon the stairs.
I’ve opened a fair account with Betty, and she keeps her marks on the back of her bar-door, and I keeps the tally on this here bit of a stick.
It doesn't tally with your account of her," said Newman, "that she should have sins to confess.
The last of the fish had been whipped out, and Harvey leaped from the string-piece six feet to a ratline, as the shortest way to hand Disko the tally, shouting, "Two ninety-seven, and an empty hold
When thou hast counted and handled and art sure that thou canst remember them all, I cover them with this paper, and thou must tell over the tally to Lurgan Sahib.
Keep tally - on the gun-butt score The vengeance we must take, When God shall bring full reckoning, For our dead comrade's sake.