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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Example sentences from the Web for tally
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.
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
We keep a tally of school shootings at The Daily Beast, too, using a slightly different methodology.
The following day, another school shooting at Arapahoe High School added to our tally.
Tally one for the superstition list… no more laundry at night.Dodging Rockets in Afghanistan as the Taliban’s Fighting Season Begins|Nick Willard|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the smoke cleared, a most precious 43-8 tally remained intact.The Impossible Super Bowl Score: First 43-8 Football Game in a Century|Evin Demirel|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The chirograph was the precursor of the modern indenture, the commonest form of English deeds, though no longer a tally.
Study became impossible, and he lost his appetite for what food there was left; but the tally on the stick was kept.Last of the Great Scouts|Helen Cody Wetmore
The common practice of bakers and milkmen was to keep a tally on the door-post with chalk.London|Walter Besant
Now examine this pantograph, taken at eight months, and also marked A. Does it tally with the other two?The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Again the inning closed without a tally, and Robinson came in for her last turn at bat.On Your Mark!|Ralph Henry Barbour