total

Definition

adjective
complete, or with everything added together
ExamplesThe company has total assets of over £1bn • The total amount owed is now £1000. • The total cost was much more than expected. • Total expenditure on publicity is twice that of last year. • Our total income from exports rose last year.
Usage
the cargo was written off as a total loss
the cargo was so badly damaged that the insurers said it had no value
Usage
total income
all income from all sources
noun
an amount which is complete, with everything added up
ExampleThe total of the charges comes to more than £1,000.
verb
Examplecosts totalling more than £25,000
(Notetotalling - totalled. The US spelling is totaling - totaled.)

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