What is the meaning of total?

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  • (v.) total, number, add up, come, amount (add up in number or quantity) "The bills amounted to $2, 000"; "The bill came to $2, 000"
  • (v.) total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up (determine the sum of) "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
  • (v.) total (damage beyond the point of repair) "My son totaled our new car"; "the rock star totals his guitar at every concert"


  • (adj.) entire, full, total (constituting the full quantity or extent; complete) "an entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full attention"; "a total failure"
  • (adj.) full, total (complete in extent or degree and in every particular) "a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster"
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