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tally

tal·ly

tally

pronunciation:
tae li
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
inflections: tallies
definition 1: a device or form for recording totals.
synonyms:
scoreboard, scorecard
similar words:
checklist, inventory, ledger, listing, record, register, table
definition 2: a total, as of points scored or debts owed.
synonyms:
count, score, sum, total
similar words:
census, reckoning
definition 3: a single mark or number that is part of such a total, such as a score in a game.
synonyms:
entry, item, listing, posting, score
similar words:
mark, register
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tallied, tallies, tallying
definition 1: to find the total of; add up.
At the end we tallied our scores.
synonyms:
add up, score, sum up, total
similar words:
calculate, compute, count, reckon, sum, tabulate
definition 2: to enter or record as part of a continuing count.
synonyms:
enter, enumerate, inventory, itemize, list, post, record, register
similar words:
bill, catalogue, mark, score
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to be in agreement or accord; correspond.
His count tallied with mine.
synonyms:
agree, coincide, correspond, jibe, match
similar words:
accord, cohere, comport, concur, conform, consort, square, sync
definition 2: to keep a count or record of something.
We loaded the boxes while she tallied.
synonyms:
count
similar words:
add, calculate, compute, reckon
derivation: tallier (n.)