verb (used with object), to·taled, to·tal·ing or (especially British) to·talled, to·tal·ling.
verb (used without object), to·taled, to·tal·ing or (especially British) to·talled, to·tal·ling.
- total allergy syndrome,
- total aphasia,
- total bases,
- total body hypothermia,
- total communication
Origin of total
Examples from the Web for totaling
There followed two meetings, totaling three hours, with MSNBC in-house lawyers and standards and practices staff.How MSNBC's Steve Kornacki Broke the Latest Christie Scandal|Lloyd Grove|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A lot has happened along the way, such as twenty-four other Grisham bestsellers, totaling a quarter of a billion books sold.Still Killing Time: John Grisham Talks Broadway and “Sycamore Row”|Thane Rosenbaum|October 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Thus far, I have received payments every month, totaling $1.13 in interest and $2.45 in principal.
I'm making graduated payments (currently $1200 per month) on my seven law-school loans (totaling $145,000).
As of February 15, over 40,000 “Harlem Shake” videos have been uploaded to YouTube, totaling over 175 million views.
The largest crop to date was produced in 1931 totaling 500 pounds.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
Organized and trained 45 ambulance companies, totaling 5580 men, for service with American soldiers and sailors.Lest We Forget|John Gilbert Thompson
I know for an absolute fact that Rochester was paid some exceedingly large fees last week, totaling over fifty thousand dollars.The Red Seal|Natalie Sumner Lincoln
It is the longest treaty ever drawn, totaling about 80,000 words.
The stomach of one adult contained 14 large grasshoppers and four fish, totaling about 15 cc.The Avifauna of Micronesia, Volume 3|Rollin H. Baker
verb -tals, -talling or -talled or US -tals, -taling or -taled
Word Origin for total
late 14c., from Old French total, from Medieval Latin totalis "entire, total" (as in summa totalis "sum total"), from Latin totus "all, whole, entire," of unknown origin. Total war is attested from 1937, in reference to a concept developed in Germany.
1550s, from total (adj.).
1716, from total (n.). Meaning "to destroy one's car" first recorded 1954. Related: Totaled; totaling.