grand total

noun

Definition of grand total

  1. :  a final total reached by adding together other total amounts They have managed to raise a grand total of $15 million in the past two years. —often used in a humorous or critical way to refer to a total that is unusually small A grand total of two people have signed up for the class. They scored a grand total of three points in the first quarter.

Word by Word Definitions

grandplay
  1. :  having more importance than others :  foremost

    :  having higher rank than others bearing the same general designation

    :  inclusive, comprehensive

  1. :  grand piano

    :  a thousand dollars

totalplay
  1. :  comprising or constituting a whole :  entire

    :  absolute, utter

    :  involving a complete and unified effort especially to achieve a desired effect

  1. :  a product of addition :  sum

    :  an entire quantity :  amount

  1. :  to add up :  compute

    :  to amount to :  number

    :  to make a total wreck of :  demolish

  1. :  totally


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