sub·​to·​tal | \ ˈsəb-ˌtō-tᵊl How to pronounce subtotal (audio) \

Definition of subtotal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the sum of part of a series of figures


sub·​to·​tal | \ ˌsəb-ˈtō-tᵊl How to pronounce subtotal (audio) \

Definition of subtotal (Entry 2 of 2)

: somewhat less than complete : nearly total subtotal thyroidectomy

Other Words from subtotal


subtotally adverb

Examples of subtotal in a Sentence

Noun Your subtotal is $14, and with tax, that will be $14.70.
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Also, DoorDash members can get $2 off one Mexican Pizza with a minimum subtotal of $12. Andy Meek, BGR, 18 Apr. 2022 The subtotal is $991 round-trip Anchorage-Honolulu-Sydney. Scott Mcmurren, Anchorage Daily News, 20 Mar. 2022 As long as your subtotal is at least $20 before tax, tip, and fees, the service will deliver your chicken sandwich combo for free. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 19 Oct. 2021 From a competitive perspective, Dtravel’s fees will be lower than Airbnb fees, which stand between 14% - 16% of the booking subtotal. Emily Mason, Forbes, 16 June 2021 On a restaurant bill, they're rendered in small print just before your subtotal. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, 29 Nov. 2019 The subtotal: In the Ohio General Assembly, 1,385 bills and resolutions have been introduced this year. cleveland, 2 Dec. 2019 DashPass subscribers can get $5 off orders with subtotals of $12 or more with code FIREWORKS. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, 4 July 2019 Desserts: Key lime pie jar, $2.99, and chocolate peanut butter jar, $2.99 Drinks: (3) Patron platinum margarita, $9.49 each That’s a subtotal of $75.42. Andy Staples,, 26 Feb. 2018 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective In the search for profitability, DoorDash will increase subtotal minimums for orders via its subscription service DashPass. Michelle Cheng, Quartz, 14 July 2022 The order summary box lists subtotal, shipping and handling and total, but all of the lines show no cost. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, 18 Jan. 2022 With the one-hour delivery option, a delivery fee will be given based on the order’s subtotal. Cameron Fields, cleveland, 22 Jan. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of subtotal


1863, in the meaning defined above


1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Subtotal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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sub·​to·​tal | \ ˌsəb-ˈtōt-ᵊl How to pronounce subtotal (audio) \

Medical Definition of subtotal

: somewhat less than complete : nearly total subtotal thyroidectomy

Other Words from subtotal

subtotally \ -​ᵊl-​ē How to pronounce subtotal (audio) \ adverb

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Nglish: Translation of subtotal for Spanish Speakers


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