grand total


: 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.

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Recent Examples on the Web But that pales in comparison to the number of connections between these neurons, which comes to a grand total of 548,000. Darren Orf, Popular Mechanics, 10 Mar. 2023

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“Grand total.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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