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subtotal

[ suhb-toht-l, suhb-toht- ]

noun

  1. the sum or total of a part of a group or column of figures, as in an accounting statement.


adjective

  1. somewhat less than complete; not total:

    subtotal commitment.

verb (used with object)

, sub·to·taled, sub·to·tal·ing or (especially British) sub·to·talled, sub·to·tal·ling.
  1. to determine a subtotal for, as figures.

verb (used without object)

, sub·to·taled, sub·to·tal·ing or (especially British) sub·to·talled, sub·to·tal·ling.
  1. to determine a subtotal.

subtotal

/ sʌbˈtəʊtəl; ˈsʌbˌtəʊtəl /

noun

  1. the total made up by a column of figures, etc, forming part of the total made up by a larger column or group


verb

  1. to establish or work out a subtotal for (a column, group, etc)

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Word History and Origins

Origin of subtotal1

First recorded in 1905–10; sub- + total

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Example Sentences

In the search for profitability, DoorDash will increase subtotal minimums for orders via its subscription service DashPass.

From Quartz

The company said, in a statement to Quartz, that new subtotal minimums will apply to convenience stores, drug stores, and liquor store orders, but not restaurants.

From Quartz

SUBTOTAL: $500 million a year • Check out more stories, galleries, clips of New Moon.

SUBTOTAL: $101.5 million a year THE BOTTOM LINE: The gross vampire product is a blood-curdling $771.5 million annually.

Doran, A. Subtotal Hysterectomy: after history of sixty cases.

These facts show that caution is necessary in accepting reports of cancer of the uterine stump after subtotal hysterectomy.

It is necessary to utter a caution in regard to the occurrence of cancer of the cervix after subtotal hysterectomy.

In this disease subtotal hysterectomy gives admirable results, immediate and remote.

In 1898 I performed subtotal hysterectomy on a woman, thirty-one years of age, for fibroids, conserving the right ovary.

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