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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*).

## total

**Past participle:**totalled

**Gerund:**totalling

Imperative |
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Noun | 1. | total - the whole amount |

2. | total - a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbersquantity - 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 | |

Verb | 1. | total - 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 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!" | |

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 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 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*

*adjective*

**1.**entire, full, whole, complete, combined, overall, comprehensive, gross The total cost of the project would be more than $240 million.

**2.**complete, absolute, utter, whole, perfect, entire, sheer, outright, all-out, thorough, unconditional, downright, undisputed, consummate, unqualified, out-and-out, undivided, overarching, unmitigated, thoroughgoing, arrant, deep-dyed

*(usually derogatory)*The car was in a total mess. I mean I'm not a total idiot.

**part, limited, qualified, restricted, partial, incomplete, conditional, fragmentary, uncombined**

*complete*## 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).

*adjective*

**2.**Completely such, without qualification or exception:

absolute, all-out, arrant, complete, consummate, crashing, damned, dead, downright, flat, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plain, pure, sheer, thorough, thoroughgoing, unbounded, unequivocal, unlimited, unmitigated, unqualified, unrelieved, unreserved, utter.

*Chiefly British:*blooming.

*verb*

Translations

**celkový**

**celý**

**činit celkem**

**naprostý**

**součet**

**total**

**beløbe sig til**

**facit**

**samlet antal**

**sum**

**koko**

**kokonais-**

**kokonaismäärä**

**laskea yhteen**

**määrä**

**ukupan**

**ukupno**

**összérték**

**összes**

**teljes**

**samanlagîur; allur; algjör**

**summa, heildarupphæî**

**vera samtals, nema**

**合計**

**完全な**

**전체의**

**합계**

**galīgs**

**kopējs**

**kopsumma**

**kopsummā būt/veidot**

**pilnīgs**

**celková čiastka**

**činiť celkove**

**celoten**

**popoln**

**skupna vsota**

**summa**

**total**

**โดยสมบูรณ์**

**ผลรวม**

**tổng**

**tổng 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 failure → su intento de resolver la disputa fue un fracaso rotundo

*or*absoluto

he felt like a total failure → se sentía un completo fracasado

a total

__stranger__→ un completo desconocido

the car was a total

__write-off__→ el coche quedó totalmente destrozado

*see also*

**eclipse**,

**recall**

**2.**(=

*overall*) [

*amount, number, cost*] → total; [

*effect, policy*] → global

a total population of 650,000 → una población total de 650.000 habitantes

total sales/assets → el total de ventas/activo

total losses amount to £100,000 → las pérdidas ascienden a (un total de) 100.000 libras, el total de pérdidas asciende a 100.000 libras

**B.**

*N*→ total

*m*

the jobless total was three million → el total de parados fue de tres millones

in total → en total

a total

__of__→ un total de

*see also*

**grand**,

**sum**

## total

[ˈtəʊt^{ə}l]

*adj*

[

a total cost of over 3,000 pounds → un coût total de plus de 3 000 livres

the total amount → le total

*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

(=

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

*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

*vt*

(=

They will compete for prizes totalling nearly £30,000 → Ils concourront pour des prix totalisant presque 30 000 livres.

*amount to*) → s'élever àThey 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, eclipse*→ total;

*disaster*→ absolut, total;

**total**sum/amount → Gesamtsumme

*f*; the

**total**cost → die Gesamtkosten

*pl*;

**total**income → Gesamteinkommen

*nt*; what is the

**total**number of rooms you have? → wie viele Zimmer haben Sie (insgesamt)?; a

**total**population of 650,000 → eine Gesamtbevölkerung von 650.000; the

**total**effect of all this worry was … → im Endeffekt haben seine Sorgen bewirkt, dass …; a

**total**stranger → ein völlig Fremder; to be in

**total**disagreement → völlig verschiedener Meinung sein; to be in

**total**ignorance (of something) → (von etw) überhaupt nichts wissen; the silence was

**total**→ es herrschte völlige

*or*vollkommene

*or*totale Stille; my bewilderment was

**total**→ meine Verwirrung war vollkommen

*or*komplett

*n*→ Gesamtmenge

*f*; (= money, figures) → Endsumme

*f*; a

**total**of 50 people → insgesamt 50 Leute; this brings the

**total**to £100 → das bringt die Gesamtsumme auf £ 100; the true jobless

**total**was 4 million → die wahre Arbeitslosenzahl belief sich auf insgesamt 4 Millionen; in

**total**(= in all) → insgesamt

*?*grand, sum

## 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.*verb*–

*past 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*

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