total

25 ENTRIES FOUND:

1to·tal

adjective \ˈtō-təl\

: complete or absolute

: after everything or everyone is counted

Full Definition of TOTAL

1
:  comprising or constituting a whole :  entire <the total amount>
2
:  absolute, utter <a total failure> <a total stranger>
3
:  involving a complete and unified effort especially to achieve a desired effect <total war> <total theater>

Examples of TOTAL

  1. a total lack of support
  2. a total eclipse of the sun
  3. He demanded total control of the project.
  4. What was the total amount of the bill?
  5. the total number of words
  6. The country has a total population of about 100 million.

Origin of TOTAL

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin totalis, from Latin totus whole, entire
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with TOTAL

2total

noun

: the number or amount of everything counted

Full Definition of TOTAL

1
:  a product of addition :  sum
2
:  an entire quantity :  amount

Examples of TOTAL

  1. a total of 25 square miles
  2. <that's the total for our wheat harvest this year>

First Known Use of TOTAL

1557

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

Rhymes with TOTAL

3total

adverb

Definition of TOTAL

:  totally

First Known Use of TOTAL

1601

4total

transitive verb

: to produce (a total) when added together

: to add numbers together to find out the total

: to damage (something, such as a car) so badly that it is not worth repairing

to·taled or to·talledto·tal·ing or to·tal·ling

Full Definition of TOTAL

1
:  to add up :  compute
2
:  to amount to :  number
3
:  to make a total wreck of :  demolish; specifically :  to damage so badly that the cost of repairs exceeds the market value of the vehicle <totaled the car>

Examples of TOTAL

  1. He carefully totaled the bill.
  2. <two and two total four>

First Known Use of TOTAL

1716

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

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