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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
to•tal /ˈtoʊtəl/USA pronunciation   adj., n., v., -taled, -tal•ing or (esp. Brit.)-talled, -tal•ling. 

  1. of or relating to the whole amount of something;
    entire[before a noun]the total expenditure.
  2. of or relating to the whole of something[usually: before a noun]the total effect of the play on its audience.
  3. complete in extent or degree; utter[usually: before a noun]a total failure.

  1. Mathematics the total amount;
    sum[countable]That brings the cost to a total of $50,000.
  2. the whole[uncountable; in + ~]There were several thousand people there in total.

  1. Mathematics to bring to a total;
    add up[+ object]He totaled the three columns.
  2. to reach a total of; amount to: [+ object;
    no passive]
    The money totaled over fifty thousand dollars in cash.
    [+ to + object]The money totaled to over fifty thousand dollars.
  3. Slang Terms to wreck beyond repair[+ object]He totaled his car in the accident.
to•tal•ly, adv. : You're totally crazy to think that.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
to•tal  (tōtl), 
adj., n., v., -taled, -tal•ing or ([esp. Brit.])-talled, -tal•ling. 

  1. constituting or comprising the whole;
    whole:the total expenditure.
  2. of or pertaining to the whole of something:the total effect of a play.
  3. complete in extent or degree; absolute;
    utter:a total failure.
  4. involving all aspects, elements, participants, resources, etc.;
    all-out:total war.

  1. the total amount; sum;
    aggregate:a total of $200.
  2. the whole;
    an entirety:the impressive total of Mozart's achievement.

  1. to bring to a total; add up.
  2. to reach a total of;
    amount to.
  3. [Slang]. to wreck or demolish completely:He totaled his new car in the accident.

  1. to amount (often fol. by to).
  • Medieval Latin tōtālis, equivalent. to Latin tōt(us) entire + -ālis -al1
  • Middle English (adjective, adjectival) 1350–1400
1 .complete. 5, 6 . gross, totality. 6 .See whole.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

total /ˈtəʊtəl/ n
  1. the whole, esp regarded as the complete sum of a number of parts
  1. complete; absolute
  2. (prenominal) being or related to a total: the total number of passengers
vb ( -tals, -talling, -talled) ( US -tals, -taling, -taled)
  1. when intr, sometimes followed by to: to amount: to total six pounds
  2. (transitive) to add up
Etymology: 14th Century: from Old French, from Medieval Latin tōtālis, from Latin tōtus all

ˈtotally adv

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