grand total

noun

: 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.

Examples of grand total in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In New York, the National Weather Service issued a state record 42 tornado warnings in a single day, leading to a grand total of more than 200 during Beryl’s three-day trek across the Lower 48 states. Matthew Cappucci, Washington Post, 11 July 2024 The number of neuromodulator injections (including Botox, Xeomin, and Dysport) was up 9 percent last year, for a grand total of about 9.5 million. Elizabeth Siegel, Allure, 25 June 2024 On a global scale, Inside Out 2 has earned a grand total of $724 million to counter the Dune sequel’s $711 million. Shania Russell, EW.com, 23 June 2024 The Dolphins can also use the franchise tag (which is projected at $43 million) on Tagovailoa in 2025 to secure his services for another season, and can honestly do that again for 2026 for roughly $51.6 million, locking him up for three seasons at a grand total of just under $118 million. Omar Kelly, Miami Herald, 14 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for grand total 

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“Grand total.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grand%20total. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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