Total To"tal, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Totaled}or {Totalled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Totaling} or {Totalling}.] 1. To bring to a total; also, to reach as a total; to amount to. [Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. to determine the total of (a set of numbers); to add; -- often used with up; as, to total up the bill. [PJC]

3. To damage beyond repair; -- used especially of vehicles damaged in an accident; as, he skid on an ice patch and totaled his Mercedes against a tree. From total loss. [colloq.] [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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