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    tally

    tally - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tally

    Definition
    (noun) a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    Synonyms : run
    Example Sentence
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
    Definition
    (noun) a bill for an amount due
    Synonyms : reckoning
    Definition
    (noun) the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    Example Sentence
    • the counting continued for several hours
    Definition
    (verb) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    Synonyms : agree , check , correspond , fit , gibe , jibe , match
    Example Sentence
    • The two stories don't agree in many details
    • The handwriting checks with the signature on the check
    • The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun
    Definition
    (verb) gain points in a game
    Synonyms : hit , rack up , score
    Example Sentence
    • The home team scored many times
    • He hit a home run
    • He hit .300 in the past season
    Definition
    (verb) keep score, as in games
    Synonyms : chalk up
    Definition
    (verb) determine the sum of
    Synonyms : add , add together , add up , sum , sum up , summate , tot , tot up , total , tote up
    Example Sentence
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town
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