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Dictionary Definition

total adj
1 constituting the full quantity or extent; complete; "an entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full attention"; "a total failure" [syn: entire, full]
2 including everything; "the overall cost"; "the total amount owed" [syn: overall]
3 without conditions or limitations; "a total ban" [syn: absolute, unconditioned]
4 complete in extent or degree and in every particular; "a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster" [syn: full]

Noun

1 the whole amount [syn: sum, totality, aggregate]
2 a quantity obtained by addition [syn: sum, amount]

Verb

1 add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000" [syn: number, add up, come, amount]
2 determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town" [syn: tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up] [also: totalling, totalled]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

etyl la totus

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. An amount obtained by the addition of smaller amounts.
    A total of £145 was raised by the bring-and-buy stall.
  2. informal mathematics Sum.
    The total of 4, 5 and 6 is 15.

Synonyms

Translations

amount
sum
  • Arabic:
  • Catalan: suma
  • Chinese: 總數, 总数 (zǒngshù)
  • Dutch: totaal, som
  • Finnish: summa
  • French: somme
  • German: Summe
  • Hungarian: összeg
  • Ido: sumo
  • Italian: somma
  • Japanese: 総額 (そうがく, sōgaku)
  • Korean: 합계 (hapgye)
  • Kurdish:
    Kurmanji: tevayî
  • Portuguese: soma
  • Russian: сумма
  • Spanish: suma
  • Swedish: summa

Adjective

  1. entire; relating to the whole of something
    The total book is rubbish from start to finish.
  2. complete
    He is a total failure.

Translations

entire
complete

Verb

  1. To add up; to calculate the sum of.
    When we totalled the takings, we always got a different figure.
  2. To equal a total of; to amount to.
    That totals seven times so far.
  3. (US slang) to demolish; to wreck completely. (from total loss)
    Honey, I’m OK, but I’ve totaled the car.
  4. To amount to; to add up to.
    It totals nearly a pound.

Synonyms

Translations

to add up
to equal after calculation
to demolish
(intransitive) to amount to

French

Pronunciation

  • /tɔ.tal/
  • /tO.tal/

Adjective

total (f totale, m plural totaux, f plural totales)
  1. total
  2. perfect

Antonyms

total

Noun

total
  1. total

Spanish

Adjective

  1. total, complete

See also

Extensive Definition

Total may refer to:

Mathematics

Business and enterprise

Music and culture

Other

See also

  • Totaled, the write-off of a damaged vehicle on cost grounds
total in French: Total
total in Italian: Total
total in Russian: Total (значения)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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