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Meaning of TOTAL

Pronunciation:  'towtl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the whole amount
  2. [n]  a quantity obtained by addition
  3. [adj]  constituting the full quantity or extent; complete; "an entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full attention"; "a total failure"
  4. [adj]  complete in extent or degree and in every particular; "a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster"
  5. [adj]  without conditions or limitations; "a total ban"
  6. [adj]  including everything; "the overall cost"; "the total amount owed"
  7. [v]  determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
  8. [v]  add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"

TOTAL is a 5 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: absolute, add, add together, add up, add up, aggregate, amount, amount, come, complete, entire, full, gross, number, overall, sum, sum, sum, sum up, summate, tally, tot, tot up, totality, tote up, unconditional, unconditioned, whole
 See Also: average, average out, be, count, enumerate, make, number, numerate, outnumber, polynomial, quantity, unit, whole, whole thing, work out



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \To"tal\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Totaled}or {Totalled}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Totaling} or {Totalling}.]
    To bring to a total; to add; also, to reach as a total; to
    amount to. [Colloq.]
  2. \To"tal\, a. [F., fr. LL. totalis, fr. L. tolus all,whole.
    Cf. {Factotum}, {Surtout}, {Teetotum}.]
    Whole; not divided; entire; full; complete; absolute; as, a
    total departure from the evidence; a total loss. `` Total
    darkness.'' ``To undergo myself the total crime.'' --Milton.
    {Total abstinence}. See {Abstinence}, n., 1.
    {Total depravity}. (Theol.) See {Original sin}, under
    Syn: Whole; entire; complete. See {Whole}.
  3. \To"tal\, n.
    The whole; the whole sum or amount; as, these sums added make
    the grand total of five millions.