Tally Meaning and Definition


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Tally meaning

Word: Tally

How to pronounce: ˈtælɪ

Noun

Definitions:

1. A current score or amount.

Example sentences: "That takes his tally to 10 goals in 10 games"

2. A piece of wood scored across with notches for the items of an account and then split into halves, each party keeping one.

Example sentences: "When the deal was finalised, half of the tally stick went to the purchaser, and you kept the other half as a permanent record."

3. A counterpart or duplicate of something.

4. A label attached to a plant or tree, or stuck in the ground beside it, that gives information about it, such as its name and class.

Example sentences: "The tally itself is what is known as the "package label" of the nurserymen, being six inches long, one and one-fourth inches wide, and costing (painted) less than one and one-half dollars a thousand."

Verb

Definitions:

1. Agree or correspond.

Example sentences: "Their signatures should tally with their names on the register"

2. Calculate the total number of.

Example sentences: "The votes were being tallied with abacuses"


Synonyms:

count

score

counting

reckoning

enumeration

sum

tot

match

dovetail

coincide

correspond

conform

accord

agree


Derivations:

tallying

tallied


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Tally in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tally

German: Strichliste

French: Décompte

Italian: Tally

Turkish: Saymak


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