total


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Total \To"tal\, a. [F., fr. LL. totalis, fr. L. tolus all,whole.
   Cf. Factotum, Surtout, Teetotum.]
   Whole; not divided; entire; full; complete; absolute; as, a
   total departure from the evidence; a total loss. " Total
   darkness." "To undergo myself the total crime." --Milton.
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   Total abstinence. See Abstinence, n., 1.

   Total depravity. (Theol.) See Original sin, under
      Original.
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   Syn: Whole; entire; complete. See Whole.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Total \To"tal\, n.
   The whole; the whole sum or amount; as, these sums added make
   the grand total of five millions.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Total \To"tal\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Totaledor Totalled; p.
   pr. & vb. n. Totaling or Totalling.]
   1. To bring to a total; also, to reach as a total; to amount
      to. [Colloq.]
      [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

   2. to determine the total of (a set of numbers); to add; --
      often used with up; as, to total up the bill.
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   3. To damage beyond repair; -- used especially of vehicles
      damaged in an accident; as, he skid on an ice patch and
      totaled his Mercedes against a tree. From total loss.
      [colloq.]
      [PJC]
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