total
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin totalis, from Latin totus whole, entire Date: 14th century 1. comprising or constituting a whole ; entire <
the total amount
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2. absolute, utter <
a total failure
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<
a total stranger
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3. involving a complete and unified effort especially to achieve a desired effect <
total war
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<
total theater
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Synonyms: see whole II. noun Date: 1557 1. a product of addition ; sum 2. an entire quantity ; amount III. adverb Date: 1601 totally IV. transitive verb (totaled or totalled; totaling or totalling) Date: 1716 1. to add up ; compute 2. to amount to ; number 3. to make a total wreck of ; demolish; specifically to damage so badly that the cost of repairs exceeds the market value of the vehicle <
totaled the car
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