noun, plural tal·lies.
verb (used with object), tal·lied, tal·ly·ing.
verb (used without object), tal·lied, tal·ly·ing.
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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
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It’s a sickeningly high number, but it’s also the first time the tally has dropped below 1 million since March.S&P 500 hits a new record, erasing last of pandemic losses|Verne Kopytoff|August 18, 2020|Fortune
Alexander Lukashenko, the 26-year-and-counting president of Belarus, won his country’s recent elections with a final tally of 80 percent of the vote.
Lyon is reasonably well organized in defense, but it is outperforming its expected goals against tally so far, suggesting that something’s got to give eventually.After Manchester City’s Big Loss, Who’s The Favorite To Win The Champions League?|Terrence Doyle|August 18, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
While there’s no official tally, it’s reasonable to say that millions of algorithmically proctored tests are happening every month around the world.
Scores joined him, and the tally of militants in Kashmir doubled from 150 to 300.
But right now, if we were to put out an aggregated tally for 2014, it would be way off the mark.ISIS Fighters Are Killing Faster than Statisticians Can Count|Peter Schwartzstein|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They examined every “poll list, tally sheet, certificate of result, and, where necessary, each ballot.”Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era|Gary May|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Together, the missiles and airstrikes cost at least $79 million to pull off, according to a Daily Beast tally.First U.S. Stealth Jet Attack on Syria Cost More Than Indian Mission to Mars|Dave Majumdar|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though a recount is likely, Grothman had a 215-vote lead in the initial tally.
When that show ended, did you think that would be it for your trophy tally?Allison Janney’s Incredible ‘Double O’ and That ‘Masters of Sex’ Love Scene|Jason Lynch|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He keeps the tally, and he says that never were so many altars as to-day, and the fire-carriage serves them well.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Vigilant priests were always ready to extinguish systems which could not be made to tally with their interests.Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
Then Crozier called with a great, cheery voice—what Mona used to call his tally-ho voice.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
But, alas, how many Presidents they have to have in these Spanish republics to round out the tally with Destiny!Gardens of the Caribbees, v. 1/2|Ida May Hill Starr
I'm on to run a tally for most things; but—how much do you make it?Colonial Born|G. Firth Scott