Origin of tally
OTHER WORDS FROM tallytal·li·er, nounre·tal·ly, noun, plural re·tal·lies, verb, re·tal·lied, re·tal·ly·ing.un·tal·lied, adjective
How to use tally in a sentence
Although no official tally exists, studies indicate that at least 10 million workers lost their insurance but that about two-thirds of them found alternative coverage—through a new job, Medicaid, a spouse’s or parent’s plan, or the ACA marketplaces.Many workers who lost their jobs due to COVID need help finding health coverage|lbelanger225|November 10, 2020|Fortune
The stronger-than-expected tally suggests the economic recovery may still be intact, though it also marked another slowdown in monthly job growth.Stock rally falters, yields climb as vote count continues|Lee Clifford|November 6, 2020|Fortune
It’s an important service that greatly speeds up our knowledge of who’s won what, without having to wait for the final tally from state authorities, which in some cases can take a while to count.
Those awaiting the outcome of the vote tally in the remaining swing states may be biting their nails this week, but investors are nothing but euphoric.Four days of big gains put the S&P 500 just 2% below its all- time high|Lee Clifford|November 5, 2020|Fortune
The remaining vote tallies from the counties around Atlanta, which is a Democratic stronghold, have yet to be counted.
The Daily Beast has tallied up a rough estimate of the cost of the initial air trikes in Syria.First U.S. Stealth Jet Attack on Syria Cost More Than Indian Mission to Mars|Dave Majumdar|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The actual loss, in both spilled tanks and barrels, cannot be tallied yet.
Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture tallied up the costs of raising a child born in 2013.Free Market Failure: Raising a Kid Is a Rigged Game in the USA|Monica Potts|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2013, TSA tallied up a total of 1,813 firearms—nearly five per day—most of which were loaded.
Every campaign has a moment or two that is recalled long after the votes are tallied.Hillary’s Doomed if She Can’t Learn to Talk About Her Privilege|Keli Goff|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There were, then, some streaks of good-natured worldliness which tallied with Christian duty.
His statement was consistent with that of all the others, moreover it tallied with all that Jan Boom had told me.A Frontier Mystery|Bertram Mitford
From one detective to another he went, giving the description, and inquiring if any could say who tallied in appearance with it.Shadow, the Mysterious Detective|Police Captain Howard
The thing was tried several times in succession, and every time the movement of the finger tallied the playing of the music.Mysterious Psychic Forces|Camille Flammarion
But the report tallied with my own surmise, for they had used the word "Dover" when they left us for dead in the Wilderness.Richard Carvel, Complete|Winston Churchill