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total

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of total

  1. 1 having no exceptions or restrictions had total power over the people of that country Synonyms of total all-out, arrant, blank, blooming [chiefly British], bodacious [Southern & Midland], categorical (also categoric), clean, complete, consummate, cotton-picking, crashing, damn, damned, dead, deadly, definite, downright, dreadful, fair, flat, flat-out, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plumb, profound, pure, rank, regular, sheer, simple, stark, stone, straight-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, absolute, unadulterated, unalloyed, unconditional, unmitigated, unqualified, utter, veryWords Related to total authentic, classic, genuine, real, veritable; constant, endless, eternal, perpetual, undying, unremitting; extreme, unrestricted; confirmed, habitual, hopeless, inveterate; extraordinary, frightful, horrible, huge, main, superlative, supreme, surpassing, terrible, terrificNear Antonyms of total doubtful, dubious, equivocal, qualified, questionable, restricted, uncertain

  2. 2 not lacking any part or member that properly belongs to it gave us a total rundown of the events Synonyms of total compleat, comprehensive, entire, full, grand, intact, integral, perfect, plenary, complete, wholeWords Related to total unabridged, uncut, undiminished; all-out, exhaustive, extensive, maximal; full-blooded, full-blown, full-bore, full-fledged, full-on, full-out, full-scaleNear Antonyms of total abbreviated, abridged, cut, diminished, reducedAntonyms of total imperfect, incomplete, partial

  3. 3 trying all possibilities this was total war as far as the military was concerned, and no weapons system was off-limits Synonyms of total all-out, clean, complete, comprehensive, full-scale, out-and-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, exhaustiveWords Related to total broad, extensive, far-reaching, in-depth, sweeping, wide, wide-ranging; general, global, inclusive, methodical (also methodic), systematic; no-holds-barred, unhampered, unrestrainedNear Antonyms of total aimless, desultory, haphazard, hit-or-miss, random; cursory, shallow, slipshod, superficial; limited, narrow, restricted

Synonym Discussion of total

whole, entire, total, all mean including everything or everyone without exception. whole implies that nothing has been omitted, ignored, abated, or taken away.
    • read the whole book
entire may suggest a state of completeness or perfection to which nothing can be added.
    • the entire population was wiped out
total implies that everything has been counted, weighed, measured, or considered.
    • the total number of people present
all may equal whole, entire, or total.
    • all proceeds go to charity

total

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of total

  1. a complete amount of something that's the total for our wheat harvest this year Synonyms of total aggregate, full, sum, summation, sum total, whole, totalityWords Related to total gross; completeness, comprehensiveness, cumulativeness, entirety; bulk, lion's share, mass; enchilada, schmearNear Antonyms of total net


total

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of total

  1. 1 to have a total of two and two total four Synonyms of total add up (to), aggregate, come (to), count (up to), number, sum (to or into), amountWords Related to total average, equal, measure, reach; compose, comprise, constitute, make up

  2. 2 to combine (numbers) into a single sum total all the receipts and tell me how much I owe you Synonyms of total cast (up), foot (up), sum, summate, tot (up), add, totalize, tote (up)Words Related to total calculate, cipher, compute, figure, reckon, table, tabulate, tally, work out; divide, multiply, subtract; count, enumerate, number, tell; recompute, refigure

  3. 3 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of a powerful hurricane totaled the house some years ago Synonyms of total annihilate, cream, decimate, demolish, desolate, devastate, do in, extinguish, nuke, pull down, pulverize, raze, rub out, ruin, shatter, smash, tear down, destroy, vaporize, waste, wrack, wreckWords Related to total beat, best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, scotch, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against); blast, blow up, break, cripple, damage, deface, deteriorate, disfigure, disintegrate, dissolve, dynamite, harm, impair, injure, mangle, mar, mutilate, spoil, vitiate; erode, scour, sweep (away), wash out, wear (away); dilapidate, disassemble, dismantle, gut, take down, unbuild, undo, unmake; blot out, efface, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extirpate, liquidate, obliterate, remove, root (out), snuff (out), stamp (out), wipe out; despoil, havoc, loot, pillage, plunder, ravage, sack, trample, trash, vandalize; assassinate, butcher, cut down, dispatch, execute, fell, kill, kill off, massacre, mow (down), murder, slaughter, slay, take out, zapNear Antonyms of total doctor, fix, mend, patch, recondition, repair, revamp; create, invent; assemble, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, make, manufacture, mold, produce, shape; bring about, constitute, establish, father, found, institute, organize; conserve, preserve, protect, save; rebuild, reconstruct, remodel, renovate, restoreAntonyms of total build, construct, erect, put up, raise, rear, set up



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