"total" in the noun sense
1. sum, total, totality, aggregate
the whole amount
2. sum, amount, total
a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
"total" in the verb sense
1. total, number, add up, come, amount
add up in number or quantity
"The bills amounted to $2,000"
"The bill came to $2,000"
2. 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"
damage beyond the point of repair
"My son totaled our new car"
"the rock star totals his guitar at every concert"
"total" in the adjective sense
1. entire, full, total
constituting the full quantity or extent complete
"an entire town devastated by an earthquake"
"gave full attention"
"a total failure"
2. full, total
complete in extent or degree and in every particular
"a full game"
"a total eclipse"
"a total disaster"
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