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verb [transitive] total pronunciation in American English /ˈtoʊt(ə)l/
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present tense
present participletotaling or totalling
past tensetotalled or totaled
past participletotalled or totaled
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  1. 1
    to be a particular total as a result of all the numbers of things being added together

    Her earnings from tournaments now total over $3 million.

    Sales totaled about $6 million for the year.

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      total up

      to add several numbers or amounts together

      At the end of the day, please total your receipts.

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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