Experts differ on what factors to include and exclude when tallying costs.
tallying up all the potential years of life lost annually due to alcohol-related deaths, the total reaches 2.5 million years.
No one is really keeping a moral scorecard, tallying up the sex scandals and rendering a judgment.
For the last several years, Hybridcars.com has been tallying the number of hybrid vehicles sold every month.
They calculate the rating by tallying the numbers of cars sold in the month by model and creating a blended average.
At last the mate left—how or why I do not know—and from thenceforward no pretence was made of tallying in the cargo at all.
But what I dont understand is why Rand was tallying on our wire.
The tallying officer, without regard to the person of the visitor, slapped Nekhludoff on the back.
At the other end of the fish hold another of the Ferrara boys was tallying in fish.
He told me to stand by for the office of tallying at seven the next morning, and I thanked him.
mid-15c., "stick marked with notches to indicate amount owed or paid," from Anglo-French tallie (early 14c.), Anglo-Latin talea (late 12c.), from Medieval Latin tallia, from Latin talea "a cutting, rod, stick" (see tailor, and cf. sense history of score). Meaning "a thing that matches another" first recorded 1650s, said to be from practice of splitting a tally lengthwise, debtor and creditor each retaining one of the halves. Sports sense of "a total score" is from 1856.
mid-15c., from Medieval Latin talliare "to tax," from tallia (see tally (n.)). Related: Tallied; tallying.