- An amount obtained by the addition of smaller amounts.
verb (totals, totalling in British English, totaling in American English, totalled in British English, totaled in American English)
- A of Â£145 was raised by the bring-and-buy stall.
- (informal) (mathematics) sum, Sum.
- The of 4, 5 and 6 is 15.
- (transitive) To add up; to calculate the sum of.
- When we totalled the takings, we always got a different figure.
- To equal a total of; to amount to.
- That totals seven times so far.
- (transitive) (US slang) to demolish; to wreck completely.
- Honey, I"m OK, but I"ve totaled the car.
- (intransitive) To amount to; to add up to.
- It totals nearly a pound.
- (not comparable) entire; relating to the whole of something
- The book is rubbish from start to finish.
- (not comparable) complete
- He is a failure.
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