Definition of tally :
1. A notch, mark, or score made on or in a tally; as, to make or earn a tally in a game.
2. A tally shop. See shop, below.
3. Hence, any account or score kept by notches or marks, whether on wood or paper, or in a book; especially, one kept in duplicate.
4. One thing made to suit another; a match; a mate.
5. Originally, a piece of wood on which notches or scores were cut, as the marks of number; later, one of two books, sheets of paper, etc., on which corresponding accounts were kept.
6. Stoutly; with spirit.
7. To be fitted; to suit; to correspond; to match.
8. To check off, as parcels of freight going inboard or outboard.
9. To make a tally; to score; as, to tally in a game.
10. To score with correspondent notches; hence, to make to correspond; to cause to fit or suit.
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amount (part of speech: noun)
credit (part of speech: noun)
number (part of speech: verb)
calculation (part of speech: noun)
approximation, conclusion, computation, inference, arithmetic, algorithm, division, valuation, judgement, estimation, measurement, thought, calculus, enumeration, assessment, consideration, reckoning, evaluation, quantification, calculation, multiplication, algebra, mathematics, presumption, supposition, triangulation, system, appraisal, method, statistics, deduction, determination
add (part of speech: verb)
account (part of speech: noun)
list (part of speech: verb)
history, pad, manifest, itemization, journal, itemize, storybook, list, chronicle, table, registry, logbook, log, cash book, digest, summarize, bill, file, blank-book, invoice, menu, novel, thesaurus, collect, check, waybill, inventory, note, dictionary, annual, roster, scroll, scrapbook, recount, diary, tabulate, collection, summary, roll, store, record, statement, annals, treasury, audit, documentation, notebook, document, index, register, lexicon, budget, tablet, yearbook, recording, census, album, calendar, ledger, repertory, book, journalize, catalog, detail, daybook, bank-book, workbook, docket
calculate (part of speech: verb)
gauge, weigh, compute, quantify, conclude, reckon, multiply, plot, score, presume, total, consider, scheme, triangulate, value, divide, systematize, approximate, schedule, appraise, guess, infer, think, suppose, rate, measure, program, quantize, rank, calculate, account, sum, determine, judge, deduce, add, rationalize, estimate, study, surmise, evaluate, plan, figure, assess
entire (part of speech: adjective)
- Well, best perhaps to take that tally stick to try by it to show the pace at which the thing now went. - "This Freedom", A. S. M. Hutchinson.
- The enemy's snipers were, of course, playing exactly the same game, and either because they were more adept at it, or because the Asterisks' snipers were more reluctant to give up a position after it was 'spotted' and hung on gamely, determined to fight it out, a slow but steady tally was added to the Asterisks' casualty list. - "Between the Lines", Boyd Cable.
- The descriptions tally remarkably. - "Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation", S. D. Gordon.