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tal·ly

tally

 
pronunciation:
tae li
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
inflections: tallies
definition: a total of points scored or debts owed.
Here is the tally of what you owe me.
synonyms:
count, score, sum, total
similar words:
census
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: tallies, tallying, tallied
definition 1: to find the total of; add up.
At the end of the game we tallied our points.
synonyms:
add up, score, sum up, total
similar words:
calculate, compute, count, reckon, sum
definition 2: to enter or record as part of a continuing count.
synonyms:
enter, itemize, list, record, register
similar words:
mark, score
derivation: tallier (n.)