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.
Origin of total
Synonyms for total
Related Words for totallingentire, outright, full, overall, unlimited, sheer, comprehensive, utter, unrestricted, unconditional, absolute, result, amount, sum, all, budget, reach, equal, yield, add
Examples from the Web for totalling
Historical Examples of totalling
The fleet in port numbered 92 vessels, totalling 9252 tons, exclusive of H.M.Ss.The City of Auckland
Loan outlay also showed an increase, totalling nearly 300,000.Our First Half-Century
Government of Queensland
The figures of this account were very large, totalling into six figures.The Story of the Foss River Ranch
"There are fifty packets of hundred-dollar bills, totalling a million dollars," Robert said.Lease to Doomsday
We would get answer, Sunday; because all our days have been longer, totalling one day in the circuit of the globe.Time and Its Measurement
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.