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to·tal

 (tōt′l)
n.
1. An amount obtained by addition; a sum.
2. The whole amount of something; the entirety: The storm damaged the total of the housing units.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or constituting the whole amount; entire: the total population of the city. See Synonyms at whole.
2. Complete; utter; absolute: total concentration; a total effort; a total fool.
v. to·taled, to·tal·ing, to·tals or to·talled or to·tal·ling
v.tr.
1. To determine the total of; add up: They totaled the applications at 600.
2. To equal a total of; amount to: The week's receipts totaled more than $90,000.
3. To wreck completely; demolish: The driver survived the crash but totaled the car.
v.intr.
To add up; amount: It totals to $25.
Idiom:
in total
All together; entirely.

[Middle English, whole, from Old French, from Medieval Latin tōtālis, from Latin tōtus; see teutā- in Indo-European roots.]

total

(ˈtəʊtəl)
n
the whole, esp regarded as the complete sum of a number of parts
adj
1. complete; absolute: the evening was a total failure; a total eclipse.
2. (prenominal) being or related to a total: the total number of passengers.
vb, -tals, -talling or -talled, -tals, -taling or -taled
3. (when: intr, sometimes foll by to) to amount: to total six pounds.
4. (tr) to add up: to total a list of prices.
5. (tr) slang to kill or badly injure (someone)
6. (Automotive Engineering) (tr) chiefly US to damage (a vehicle) beyond repair
[C14: from Old French, from Medieval Latin tōtālis, from Latin tōtus all]
ˈtotally adv

to•tal

(ˈtoʊt l)

adj., n., v. -taled, -tal•ing (esp. Brit.) -talled, -tal•ling. adj.
1. constituting or comprising the whole; entire: the total expenditure.
2. of or pertaining to the whole of something: the total effect of a play.
3. complete in extent or degree; utter: a total failure.
n.
4. the total amount; sum; aggregate.
5. the whole; an entirety.
v.t.
6. to bring to a total; add up.
7. to reach a total of; amount to.
8. to wreck or demolish beyond repair: He totaled his car in the accident.
v.i.
9. to amount (often fol. by to).
[1350–1400; Middle English (adj.) < Medieval Latin tōtālis= Latin tōt(us) entire + -ālis -al1]

total


Past participle: totalled
Gerund: totalling

Imperative
total
total
Present
I total
you total
he/she/it totals
we total
you total
they total
Preterite
I totalled
you totalled
he/she/it totalled
we totalled
you totalled
they totalled
Present Continuous
I am totalling
you are totalling
he/she/it is totalling
we are totalling
you are totalling
they are totalling
Present Perfect
I have totalled
you have totalled
he/she/it has totalled
we have totalled
you have totalled
they have totalled
Past Continuous
I was totalling
you were totalling
he/she/it was totalling
we were totalling
you were totalling
they were totalling
Past Perfect
I had totalled
you had totalled
he/she/it had totalled
we had totalled
you had totalled
they had totalled
Future
I will total
you will total
he/she/it will total
we will total
you will total
they will total
Future Perfect
I will have totalled
you will have totalled
he/she/it will have totalled
we will have totalled
you will have totalled
they will have totalled
Future Continuous
I will be totalling
you will be totalling
he/she/it will be totalling
we will be totalling
you will be totalling
they will be totalling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been totalling
you have been totalling
he/she/it has been totalling
we have been totalling
you have been totalling
they have been totalling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been totalling
you will have been totalling
he/she/it will have been totalling
we will have been totalling
you will have been totalling
they will have been totalling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been totalling
you had been totalling
he/she/it had been totalling
we had been totalling
you had been totalling
they had been totalling
Conditional
I would total
you would total
he/she/it would total
we would total
you would total
they would total
Past Conditional
I would have totalled
you would have totalled
he/she/it would have totalled
we would have totalled
you would have totalled
they would have totalled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.total - the whole amounttotal - the whole amount      
whole, unit - an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit"
2.total - a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numberstotal - a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
quantity - the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable
grand total - the sum of the sums of several groups of numbers
subtotal - the sum of part of a group of numbers
Verb1.total - add up in number or quantitytotal - add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
work out - be calculated; "The fees work out to less than $1,000"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
outnumber - be larger in number
average, average out - amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain; "The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"
make - add up to; "four and four make eight"
2.total - determine the sum oftotal - 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"
3.total - damage beyond the point of repair; "My son totaled our new car"; "the rock star totals his guitar at every concert"
damage - inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"
Adj.1.total - constituting the full quantity or extenttotal - constituting the full quantity or extent; complete; "an entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full attention"; "a total failure"
whole - including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete; "gave his whole attention"; "a whole wardrobe for the tropics"; "the whole hog"; "a whole week"; "the baby cried the whole trip home"; "a whole loaf of bread"
2.total - complete in extent or degree and in every particulartotal - complete in extent or degree and in every particular; "a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster"
complete - having every necessary or normal part or component or step; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a complete set of the Britannica"; "a complete set of china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting"

total

noun
1. sum, mass, entirety, grand total, whole, amount, aggregate, totality, full amount, sum total The companies have a total of 1,776 employees.
sum part, subtotal, individual amount
adjective
1. entire, full, whole, complete, combined, overall, comprehensive, gross The total cost of the project would be more than $240 million.
verb
1. amount to, make, come to, reach, equal, run to, number, add up to, correspond to, work out as, mount up to, tot up to Their exports will total £85 million this year.
2. add up, work out, sum up, compute, reckon, tot up They haven't totalled the exact figures.
add up deduct, subtract
3. (Informal) wreck, crash, destroy, smash, write off (Brit.), demolish, prang (Brit. informal), damage beyond repair I broke my collar bone and totalled the bike.

total

noun
1. A number or quantity obtained as a result of addition:
Archaic: tale.
2. An amount or quantity from which nothing is left out or held back:
Informal: work (used in plural).
Idioms: everything but the kitchen sink, lock, stock, and barrel, the whole ball of wax.
adjective
1. Including every constituent or individual:
verb
1. To combine (figures) to form a sum:
add (up), cast, foot (up), sum (up), tot (up), totalize.
2. To come to in number or quantity:
Idiom: add up to.
3. Slang. To cause the complete ruin or wreckage of:
Translations
إِجْمَاليّالمَبْلَغ الإجْماليكُلّي، إجْمالييَبْلُغ مَجْموعه
celkovýcelýčinit celkemnaprostýsoučet
totalbeløbe sig tilfacitsamlet antalsum
kokokokonais-kokonaismäärälaskea yhteenmäärä
ukupanukupno
összértékösszesteljes
samanlagîur; allur; algjörsumma, heildarupphæîvera samtals, nema
合計完全な
전체의합계
galīgskopējskopsummakopsummā būt/veidotpilnīgs
celková čiastkačiniť celkove
celotenpopolnskupna vsota
summatotal
โดยสมบูรณ์ผลรวม
tổngtổng số

total

[ˈtəʊtl]
A. ADJ
1. (= complete, utter) [lack, commitment] → total, absoluto; [ban] → total; [failure] → rotundo, absoluto
his attempt to try to resolve the dispute was a total failuresu intento de resolver la disputa fue un fracaso rotundo or absoluto
he felt like a total failurese sentía un completo fracasado
a total strangerun completo desconocido
the car was a total write-offel coche quedó totalmente destrozado
see also eclipse, recall
2. (= overall) [amount, number, cost] → total; [effect, policy] → global
a total population of 650,000una población total de 650.000 habitantes
total sales/assetsel total de ventas/activo
total losses amount to £100,000las pérdidas ascienden a (un total de) 100.000 libras, el total de pérdidas asciende a 100.000 libras
B. Ntotal m
the jobless total was three millionel total de parados fue de tres millones
in totalen total
a total ofun total de
see also grand, sum
C. VT
1. (= add up) [+ figures] → sacar el total de, sumar el total de
2. (= amount to) → ascender a
that totals £20el total asciende a 20 libras
the class now totals 20 studentsen la clase hay ahora un total de 20 alumnos
prizes totalling £300premios por un (valor) total de 300 libras
3. (esp US) (= wreck) → destrozar, hacer fosfatina
the car was completely totalledel coche quedó hecho fosfatina, el coche quedó para el arrastre

total

[ˈtəʊtəl]
adj
[amount, cost, number] → total(e)
a total cost of over 3,000 pounds → un coût total de plus de 3 000 livres
the total amount → le total
(= complete) [stranger] → parfait(e) before n; [shock, confidence] → total(e); [failure, collapse] → total(e)
She shouldn't have told such things to a total stranger → Elle n'aurait pas dû raconter ça à un parfait étranger.
His death has come as a total shock to all of us → Sa mort a été un choc total pour nous tous.
to have total confidence in sb/sth → avoir une totale confiance en qn/qch, avoir totalement confiance en qn/qch
ntotal m
the grand total → le total
a total of → un total de
in total → au total
vt
(= add up) → faire le total de, totaliser
(= amount to) → s'élever à
They will compete for prizes totalling nearly £30,000 → Ils concourront pour des prix totalisant presque 30 000 livres.

total

adj (= complete)völlig, absolut; (= comprising the whole)Gesamt-; war, eclipsetotal; disasterabsolut, total; total sum/amountGesamtsumme f; the total costdie Gesamtkosten pl; total incomeGesamteinkommen nt; what is the total number of rooms you have?wie viele Zimmer haben Sie (insgesamt)?; a total population of 650,000eine Gesamtbevölkerung von 650.000; the total effect of all this worry was …im Endeffekt haben seine Sorgen bewirkt, dass …; a total strangerein völlig Fremder; to be in total disagreementvöllig verschiedener Meinung sein; to be in total ignorance (of something)(von etw) überhaupt nichts wissen; the silence was totales herrschte völlige or vollkommene or totale Stille; my bewilderment was totalmeine Verwirrung war vollkommen or komplett
nGesamtmenge f; (= money, figures)Endsumme f; a total of 50 peopleinsgesamt 50 Leute; this brings the total to £100das bringt die Gesamtsumme auf £ 100; the true jobless total was 4 milliondie wahre Arbeitslosenzahl belief sich auf insgesamt 4 Millionen; in total (= in all)insgesamt ? grand, sum
vt
(= amount to)sich belaufen auf (+acc); the visitors totalled 5000insgesamt kamen 5000 Besucher; prizes totalling £3000Preise im Gesamtwert von £ 3000
(= add: also total up) → zusammenzählen, zusammenrechnen
(US inf: = wreck) carzu Schrott fahren

total

[ˈtəʊtl]
1. adj (complete, utter) → totale, completo/a; (sum) → globale
the total losses amount to ... → il totale delle perdite ammonta a...
a total failure → un vero fiasco, un assoluto disastro
he was in total ignorance of the fact that ... → non sapeva assolutamente che...
2. ntotale m
grand total → somma globale
in total → in tutto
3. vt (also total up) (add) → sommare; (amount to) → ammontare a

total

(ˈtəutəl) adjective
whole; complete. What is the total cost of the holiday?; The car was a total wreck.
noun
the whole amount, ie of various sums added together. The total came to / was $10.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈtotalled
to add up or amount to. The doctor's fees totalled $200.
ˈtotally adverb
completely. I was totally unaware of his presence.
total up
to add up. He totalled up (the amount he had sold) at the end of the week.

total

إِجْمَاليّ celkový, součet samlet antal, total Summe, völlig συνολικός, σύνολο total kokonais-, kokonaismäärä total ukupan, ukupno totale 合計, 完全な 전체의, 합계 totaal sum, total całkowity, suma total итог, полный summa, total โดยสมบูรณ์, ผลรวม tam, toplam tổng, tổng số 总数, 总的

total

a. total; completo-a;
v. sumar, añadir.

total

adj & n total m
References in classic literature ?
But the trifles cost more than one would imagine, and when she cast up her accounts at the end of the month the sum total rather scared her.
His attention was, however, bestowed in vain; for with the disappearance of Uncas, every sign of the adventurers had been lost, leaving him in total uncertainty of their fate.
Logan and his party been with us, it is highly probable we should have given the savages a total defeat.
In truth, nothing short of a total change of dynasty and moral code, in that interior kingdom, was adequate to account for the impulses now communicated to the unfortunate and startled minister.
It was precisely, in short, by just clutching the helm that I avoided total wreck; and I dare say that, to bear up at all, I became, that morning, very grand and very dry.
But I may as well say --en passant, as the French remark --that I myself --that is to say, Jack Bunger, late of the reverend clergy --am a strict total abstinence man; I never drink-- Water
The resulting medley of sound distracted no one, save possibly alone the babies, of which there were present a number equal to the total possessed by all the guests invited.
I knew that the only total eclipse of the sun in the first half of the sixth century occurred on the 21st of June, A.
It is a precarious kind of property, too; a succession of total eclipses would probably ruin this tavern.
He was setting a dangerous example to the other slaves,--one which, if suffered to pass without some such demonstration on his part, would finally lead to the total subversion of all rule and order upon the plantation.
Emma was ready for her visitor some time before he appeared; but if this reflected at all upon his impatience, his sorrowful look and total want of spirits when he did come might redeem him.
It was necessary to the happiness of both; for however dissimilar in temper and outward behaviour, they strongly resembled each other in that total want of talent and taste which confined their employments, unconnected with such as society produced, within a very narrow compass.