Tally
Tally Tal"ly, v. i. 1. To be fitted; to suit; to correspond; to match. [1913 Webster]

I found pieces of tiles that exactly tallied with the channel. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

Your idea . . . tallies exactly with mine. --Walpole. [1913 Webster]

2. To make a tally; to score; as, to tally in a game. [1913 Webster]

{Tally on} (Naut.), to man a rope for hauling, the men standing in a line or tail. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tally — Tal ly, n.; pl. {Tallies}. [OE. taile, taille, F. taille a cutting, cut tally, fr. tailler to cut, but influenced probably by taill[ e], p. p. of tailler. See {Tailor}, and cf. {Tail} a limitation, {Taille}, {Tallage}.] 1. Originally, a piece of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tally — may refer to:*Thomas L. Tally *a tally stick, a pre modern type of memory aid *tally marks *tally (voting) *tally (cap) *tally (lace)ee also*Thali, traditional Indian style meal *Tally s War *Tally Ltd, printer company *TallyGenicom printer… …   Wikipedia

  • Tally — Tal ly, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tallied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tallying}.] [Cf. F. tialler to cut. See {Tally}, n.] 1. To score with correspondent notches; hence, to make to correspond; to cause to fit or suit. [1913 Webster] They are not so well… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tally — [tal′ē] n. pl. tallies [ME talye < Anglo L talia < L talea, a stick, cutting: see TAILOR] 1. a) Obs. a stick with cross notches representing the amount of a debt owing or paid: usually the stick was split lengthwise, half for the debtor and …   English World dictionary

  • tally — [n] count, record account, mark, poll, reckoning, running total, score, summation, tab, total; concepts 283,787 tally [v] add up; count, record catalog, compute, enumerate, inventory, itemize, keep score, mark, mark down, number, numerate, reckon …   New thesaurus

  • tally — ► NOUN (pl. tallies) 1) a current score or amount. 2) a record of a score or amount. 3) a particular number taken as a group or unit to facilitate counting. 4) a mark registering such a number. 5) (also tally stick) historical a piece of wood… …   English terms dictionary

  • Tally — Tal ly, adv. [See {Tall}, a.] Stoutly; with spirit. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tally — index account (evaluation), amount (sum), bill (invoice), calculate, census, comport ( …   Law dictionary

  • Tally —   [ tælɪ], Ted, amerikanischer Dramatiker, * Winston Salem (North C.) 9. 4. 1952; schreibt kritische Theaterstücke: »Terra Nova« (1981) stellt die mythisierte Eroberung des Nordpols dar, »Coming attractions« (1982) parodiert das Showbusiness in… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tally — Tally, Tallie englische Koseform von Tallulah (Bedeutung: sprudelnde Quelle, fließendes Wasser) …   Deutsch namen

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