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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
total
I.adjective
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a complete/perfect/total stranger (=used to emphasize that you do not know the person)
▪ Really, I don't know why I'm revealing all this to a complete stranger.
a complete/total ban
▪ They are seeking a complete ban on nuclear testing.
a complete/total contrast
▪ A complete contrast in building style can be seen in Commercial Road.
a complete/total disaster
▪ Last Saturday’s game was a complete disaster for our team.
a complete/total embargo
▪ There is a complete embargo on arms sales to governments that violate human rights.
a complete/total lack of sth
▪ I was amazed by his almost total lack of interest in music.
a complete/total misunderstanding
▪ There seems to be a complete misunderstanding of how the changes will affect us.
a complete/total mystery
▪ She said that her husband’s disappearance was a complete mystery.
a complete/total shock
▪ No one expected the factory to close – it was a complete shock.
a complete/total surprise
▪ The news came as a complete surprise.
a complete/total/outright lie (=something that is completely untrue)
▪ Of course the whole thing was a complete lie.
▪ She didn't want to tell her mother an outright lie.
a total budget
▪ The National Institute of Health had a total budget of $11. 3 billion.
a total eclipse (=one in which the Sun or Moon is completely hidden)
▪ The best places to witness the Sun's total eclipse are in southern Africa and South America.
absolute/complete/total obedience
▪ The King required absolute obedience.
absolute/total/complete loyalty
▪ He knew that he had Boyle's complete loyalty.
be a complete/total myth
▪ It’s a complete myth that eating carrots helps you to see in the dark.
combined total
▪ Her records have sold a combined total of 14 million copies.
complete/total breakdown
▪ The disagreement finally led to a complete breakdown of their relationship.
complete/total darkness
▪ It was late and all the houses in the village were in total darkness.
complete/total nonsense
▪ Most of what has been written on this subject is complete nonsense.
complete/total privacy
▪ The lawn was surrounded by tall bushes, giving complete privacy.
complete/total/absolute/utter silence
▪ They sat in complete silence.
▪ The silence in the room was absolute.
complete/total/pure fabrication
▪ Of course, it might all be complete fabrication.
complete/total/utter confusion
▪ Candy's eyes showed her total confusion.
complete/total/utter failure
▪ The project ended in total failure.
full/complete/total authority
▪ The manager has full authority to make decisions.
full/total commitment
▪ Such therapies demand full commitment from the patient.
in total disarray
▪ This left the Liberal Party in total disarray.
sum total
▪ That’s the sum total of my knowledge about it.
the complete/total opposite
▪ She is the complete opposite of her sister.
the full/total cost
▪ Experts are still assessing the full cost of the disaster.
the total length
▪ The total length of the completed railway line will be almost 650 kilometres.
the total sum
▪ The total sum lost is believed to be around £2 million.
the total/whole/entire population
▪ The entire population will be celebrating.
total concentration
▪ I was impressed by her total concentration on the game.
total consumption
▪ Total consumption of petrol has risen by 20%.
total obscurity
▪ The competition has helped some aspiring writers to emerge from total obscurity.
total recall (=remembered everything)
▪ He had total recall of every play in the game.
total/complete chaos
▪ When we arrived, there was total chaos.
total/complete destruction
▪ In a populated area, a wave that high would cause total destruction.
total/complete extinction
▪ Hippos may face total extinction if their habitat continues to dwindle.
total/complete freedom
▪ Riding a motorbike gives me a feeling of total freedom.
total/overall expenditure
▪ The company's total expenditure rose by 19%.
total/reckless/complete/flagrant etc disregard
▪ Local councillors accused the terrorists of showing a complete disregard for human life.
total/sheer panic
▪ A wave of total panic swept across her.
utter/total contempt
▪ Sally looked at him with utter contempt.
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADVERB
almost
▪ She was working in almost total darkness.
▪ Marquez describes a society in a state of almost total background.
▪ He was greeted with massive and ironic cheers from the Opposition and listened to in almost total silence by our own benches.
▪ Jesse Jackson descended upon Hollywood to protest the almost total absence of black and minority nominees.
▪ What has been striking over the past few weeks is the almost total absence of diplomacy.
▪ All around me, I observed an almost total lack of poisonous herbage.
▪ It takes about 20 minutes to work and can give almost total pain relief.
■ NOUN
amount
▪ Look at the total amount of yarn required for the size you will be making.
▪ But the total amount of helium-3 in Uranus and Neptune is vastly larger than this paltry sum.
▪ The total amount payable is inaccurate. 10.
▪ In Texas, for instance, the total amount of punitive damages awarded between 1968 and 1971 was $ 85, 000.
▪ This online service, dubbed Redemption Buster, aims to calculate the total amount of savings associated with remortgaging.
▪ They have contributed an important percentage of the total amount of secondary school instruction offered in the entire nation in recent years.
▪ Internal growth accounted for the total amount of revenue increase, the company said.
▪ Greeley declined to disclose how much Kerry raised last year or the total amount of cash in his campaign accounts.
asset
▪ Therefore, equity demands that they share in the total assets.
▪ Closedends' total assets of $ 130 billion are dwarfed by the $ 2. 51 trillion in open-end funds' assets.
▪ Between 1960 and 1970, however, total assets grew sevenfold.
▪ As you can see from Table 16.2, they account for a tiny fraction of total assets.
▪ Cicero Bank is a New Yorkchartered commercial bank with total assets of $ 26 million and total deposits of $ 21 million.
▪ Its development costs are not much less than the firm's total asset value.
▪ By December 1995, 91 unit trusts had a total asset base of 33. 7 billion rand.
ban
▪ These will include maintaining the status quo, retaining hunting with new restrictions, a partial ban, and a total ban.
▪ But Congress overrode those draft guidelines before they were finalized and imposed a total ban two years ago.
▪ Maybe at a later date a total ban will be introduced.
▪ There will be a total ban on smoking, with effect from 1 January 1994.
▪ A total ban on military flights was also accepted.
▪ A total ban might also be opposed as an unconstitutional invasion of privacy.
▪ A total ban on all advertising and promotion.
▪ Environment groups want a total ban on tankers.
commitment
▪ Your success will come because of your will to succeed and your total commitment to your ideal.
▪ It was a full and total commitment.
▪ He was an activist by total commitment, and a professional.
▪ Him against them, life against death ... total commitment, both mental and physical.
▪ But it required total commitment, a huge investment and much patience.
▪ Nevertheless, the Allies had suffered 252,000 casualties out of a total commitment of 480,000.
▪ Mrs Thatcher risked impeding democratisation by not giving the Community total commitment, he said.
▪ It was total commitment and the most crucial moment of her life.
control
▪ By 1973 this measure was considered inadequate and the government took total control of the mining companies.
▪ She exerts total control over her schedule, her programs, and her recordings.
▪ He has total control over the broadcasting media and the government that he laboriously cobbled together over an eight-month period.
▪ Mussina appeared in total control on the mound, cool and efficient.
▪ At all times the guide was in total control.
▪ The coal industry had no say in running the fund, and Lewis had total control of it.
▪ He replied that without total control he didn't have a job.
▪ Entertainment on-demand is expected to give each viewer total control over what, when, and where to watch.
cost
▪ The total cost of these recalls is expected to run to several million dollars.
▪ How would the total costs differ? 5.
▪ First, it enables the total cost of the project to be identified unequivocally at the outset.
▪ The premium was scheduled to decline as a percentage of total costs after 1998.
▪ Staff costs amount to 60-80% of total costs, yet redundancy remains rare.
▪ Estimates of the total cost vary wildly from $ 200 billion to $ 500 billion per year.
▪ They are having to be repaired at a total cost of some £20 million.
▪ The gives a total cost to operate of $ 250,630.
costs
▪ If successfully claimed, 50 percent of the total costs of the training would be refunded by Grampian Enterprise.
▪ But the total number of jobs usually falls, and the total costs to the economy usually rise.
▪ Staff costs amount to 60-80% of total costs, yet redundancy remains rare.
▪ How would the total costs differ? 5.
▪ He even gave budgets for the plans showing the total costs of the proposed houses, furnished or unfurnished and with gardens.
▪ The premium was scheduled to decline as a percentage of total costs after 1998.
▪ Central government funding represents 20% to 40% of the total costs of about 400 projects, eighty of which are major.
▪ The difference between total revenue of $ 15 and total costs of $ 13 will be an economic profit of $ 2.
darkness
▪ She was working in almost total darkness.
▪ One ordinary Ecosphere managed to stay alive in a total darkness for six months, contrary to logical expectations.
▪ The graveyard was in total darkness.
▪ Play around the centre spot was fast and furious, though the ground was in total darkness everywhere else.
▪ They were surprised to find the house in total darkness.
▪ He cried out, suddenly aware he was in total darkness, the smashing of stone joining the cry.
▪ John's lamp light lasted for the first few hours of his entombment and from then on he was in total darkness.
▪ They formed a small aura of light, leaving both ends of the room in total darkness.
energy
▪ Thus, in patients with carbohydrate malabsorption the colon may play an important role in meeting total energy needs.
▪ As much as several percent of the total energy of an entering meteor is radiated as light and heat.
▪ The answer is that the total energy of the universe is exactly zero.
▪ The total energy return is enough to meet all human power needs for several hundred years.
▪ Deciding - consciously or not - to expend energy involves a choice and an assessment of the total energy available.
▪ The total energy given off is thousands of times more than any conceivable chemical reaction could produce.
▪ There will also be an increase in the proportion of total energy demand accounted for by coal.
▪ The total energy tax bill for industry in 1990 totalled 6 billion krone.
expenditure
▪ The Bar Council's equal opportunities programme will account for some 10% of total expenditure this year.
▪ The civil service accounted for almost half of total expenditure.
▪ The content of standing order lists should be regularly reviewed, especially when their percentage of the total expenditure begins to rise.
▪ By far the most important medium, in terms of total expenditure on advertising and sales promotion, is the press.
▪ Jardana said that the figure for total expenditure represented a 20 percent cut in real terms from 1989.
▪ As a consequence, the volume of bank deposits has a minor influence on the general price level and total expenditure.
▪ In such circumstances, it is more appropriate to treat the quantity demanded as the total expenditure on the skiing trip.
▪ In terms of total expenditure of time, instructional and general care and supervisory activities were clearly the two main duties.
failure
▪ Now she finally had to admit that it had all been a total failure.
▪ A small indulgence is viewed as a total failure, and uncontrolled rebound eating follows.
▪ This work must be well organised and error-free on the night or the result will be total failure.
▪ If this occurs, the buyer can no longer claim to have suffered a total failure of consideration.
▪ But they must also provide powerful facilities to reduce the proportion of total failures and to aid demanding and persistent users.
▪ This is an absolute necessity and to work in defiance of it means total failure.
▪ The risk of total failure is, of course, part of the price of love.
income
▪ The average rate is total tax paid, divided by total income. 3.
▪ Foreign-exchange turnover doubled in 1992 and total income from that source jumped from £136 million to £228 million.
▪ In the case of a normal life interest trust the trustee expenses will reduce the taxpayer's total income.
▪ They, therefore, form a smaller share of total income for the highest income group.
▪ Nevertheless, our weekly bill for provisions alone came to 25 shillings, or half of our total income.
▪ The housing benefit they can claim to offset that bill is added to the total income.
▪ Basic provision of shelter, heat and light often consume more than half the total income of unemployed claimants.
▪ He has a total income of £68.05, although housing benefit is paid direct.
lack
▪ Midge's total lack of emotion prevented him from sharing his own grief with her and he found that unbearable.
▪ All around me, I observed an almost total lack of poisonous herbage.
▪ Everywhere there is a total lack of understanding about hygiene, antisepsis, and the importance of sanitation.
▪ When a compliment like that is based upon a total lack of information it seems like a kind of mockery.
▪ He saw that honesty and within it somehow, a total lack of the cynicism that had marred his own life.
▪ There are problems that call for imagination and ingenuity, and there are others that call for a total lack of it.
▪ They have shown a total lack of interest in joint action in the face of rising fuel prices.
▪ Tioman's greatest attraction is the almost total lack of anything to do.
loss
▪ The loss of personality along with the total loss of short-term memory is very exhausting to live with.
▪ Tackle Dana Stubblefield sacking Aikman twice for a total loss of 17 yards.
▪ In the event of the total loss of one of these separately insured items the proper settlement is the sum insured.
▪ This way the Republican revolution of 1994, which promised so much, will not be a total loss.
▪ And that's not even necessarily 80 percent of the total loss.
▪ But of course the place burned for 25 minutes, and it was a total loss.
▪ A 33-year-old widow with four children in my constituency lost free school meals and housing benefit - a total loss of £25.
number
▪ This increase in gastric secretion showed a positive correlation to the total number of cigarettes smoked.
▪ But the total number of jobs usually falls, and the total costs to the economy usually rise.
▪ In practice, however, these represented a small total number of posts.
▪ Thus the total number of concentric spheres in the Eudoxian system was twenty-seven.
▪ This simply expresses the total number of deaths per 1000 total population.
▪ In fact, there has been a steady decline in the total numbers of titles published since then.
▪ Table 2 presents an alternative analysis of the population by considering the total number of audits involved.
▪ This brings the total number of National Certificates awarded, after only five years of operation, to over 300,000.
output
▪ This has led to an alternative way of stating amplifier performance: compare the distortion plus noise with the total output.
▪ Though proprietorships dominate numerically, the bulk of total output is produced by corporations.
▪ First, the growth of services in total output is a relative growth, relative that is to manufacturing.
▪ So much for the adult assessment of the total output of Enid Blyton.
▪ In position 2 the total output is measured.
▪ It is not possible to assess his total output as no serious work has been undertaken on him till now.
▪ Last year, the world's total output grew by almost 5 %, its fastest rate for 16 years.
population
▪ Discussion Our screening programme covered 0.77% of the total population of Tayside.
▪ Nationally, illegal immigrants compose 1. 9 percent of the total population.
▪ The number found breeding successfully in any year is small compared to the total population, for example only 20-25 pairs in 1971.
▪ In 1977, 24 million households, with a total population of 114 million, each had less than 0.4 hectares of land.
▪ First, fluoridation will raise the average steady state or plateau level of ionic fluoride in the blood throughout the total population.
▪ The average cost per item for the total population was £6.03.
▪ Despite its impressive growth it represents only 5 percent of the total population and is not growing as fast as evangelical sects.
▪ The total populations served ranged from 100,000 in the case of Bassetlaw to 370,000 in South Nottingham.
quality
▪ They considered the traditional areas of training and those incorporating strategic business change, corporate learning and total quality management.
▪ Business teams are critical to implementing total quality programs.
▪ Xerox now applies benchmarking across its entire operation as part of a total quality management process.
▪ In delivering the quality message the total quality feel of Q magazine is important for two reasons.
▪ Third, some challenges require many existing people to learn to work very differently Consider total quality management.
▪ We are seeing a great cultural change among those companies who are demonstrating the importance and benefits of total quality management.
▪ They understood statistical process control, total quality customer service, reengineering, and the economics and finance of film manufacturing.
return
▪ He expects total returns to be only roughly 7 % this year.
▪ Moreover, that 4. 69 percent total return means the average bond fund owner actually lost principal value in 1996.
▪ Domesticstock funds posted one of their strongest years on record, with a total return of 31. 11 % in 1995.
▪ An accumulation, or total return, index of the two markets is calculated after the close of each trading day.
▪ Real estate stocks pulled down total returns of 35. 7 percent in 1996.
▪ Safilo SpA stock racked up a 74 percent total return as the manufacturer of eyeglass frames rebounded from years of declining profits.
▪ In combination with interest payments, bond investors pocketed the third best annual total return since Calvin Coolidge was president.
▪ When the yen weakens, dollar-based investors see their total return eroded.
sale
▪ Despite squeezes on capital expenditure in this sector, total sales did increase slightly to £9.3m from £8.3m in 1991.
▪ Noble Inc. said total sales at its stores rose 22 percent during the nine weeks ended Dec. 30.
▪ Selected industries have also been able to secure extra depreciation in proportion to any increase in the share of exports in their total sales.
▪ While all customs duties accrued to the federal government, it received only about one-third of total sales tax revenue in 1985.
▪ Its total sales rose 13 percent.
▪ Like-for-like sales at Superdrug were up 5.6 per cent, while total sales were up 8.4 per cent.
▪ This brought total sales of the album, which was released in 1995, to 11. 6 million.
silence
▪ He was greeted with massive and ironic cheers from the Opposition and listened to in almost total silence by our own benches.
▪ The civilian crew of the Kora Sea observed strict social segregation, so Hicks and Gaylord played in nearly total silence.
▪ They eat in total silence and shuffle out again.
▪ Just one thing dough don't buy ya in this town, fella; total silence.
▪ There was a total silence in the house, and the room was full of moonlight.
▪ Probably the most frequently used rejection is total silence.
▪ Ferdinando was out, she knew, and so were Pen and Annunciata if the total silence was any indication.
stranger
▪ After all these years she still couldn't resist a feeling of pride when she said that to a total stranger.
▪ When they were admitted, they not only received medical attention, but also love, from total strangers.
▪ Have you gone mad, talking of marrying a total stranger - and a foreigner - after five minutes?
▪ This ... this man, this total stranger was actually daring to sit in judgement!
▪ Honest, to a total stranger he said all that!
▪ Ten days in an alien village with a total stranger and her totally strange family.
▪ He was like a total stranger.
sum
▪ Klein reports that the total sums spent began a slow rise from the 1970s, reaching £39 million by 1983.
▪ Next they weighed each new shopping plan against their total sum of money.
▪ Each school received figures showing how the total sum available to them had been allocated under different headings.
▪ But this total sum is distributed very unevenly among the schools.
▪ The total sum is then debited to your Current Account.
▪ The report also says that the total sum spent on improvements is far less than required.
▪ In the case of unspecified valuables, there is a total sum insured and a separate single article limit.
▪ The normal premium is about 10 percent of the total sum insured.
value
▪ These items have an approximate total value of £800.
▪ If you give your employees a free turkey every Friday, the total value might not be so small.
▪ Immediately afterwards, the market price of the remaining debt nearly doubled, leaving the total value virtually unchanged.
▪ The total value to Loral shareholders for the transaction was put at more than $ 10 billion.
▪ An independent share valuation would have given these shares a total value of about £50,000.
▪ Five major cases were recorded in 1992, with a total value of £2.9 million.
▪ In 1991 there were two cases, with a total value of £4.275 million.
▪ We have total value for Dept.
volume
▪ The tonnage carried was always well over half the total volume of freight traffic.
▪ Wieczorek estimates the total volume of rock as 80, 000 cubic yards.
▪ The total volume is said to contain more than 6,500 pages.
▪ The total volume of the brown shales is 12, 600 cubic miles as determined from a study of well cuttings.
▪ The total volume of resources applied by the health services is essentially an arbitrary figure.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
bring the total/number/score etc to sth
▪ A $ 7 parking fee and an automatic $ 12. 15 tip brought the total to $ 93. 15.
▪ By the time it was eventually closed in 1988, new investors had brought the total to £116 million.
▪ Cruz also said Muni planned to hire at least 12 additional safety staffers, bringing the total to 72.
▪ It is estimated that this element would bring the total to over 20,000.
▪ Michael Forbes of New York, already had declared his opposition to Gingrich, bringing the total to four.
▪ More than 30 square miles have been annexed into the city, bringing the total to 193.
▪ The armed forces are said to have sent an extra 2,000 troops to the border area, bringing the total to 3,500.
the sum total
▪ In his eyes I amount to nothing, much, much less than the sum total of him.
▪ In the orthodox view the illness is considered to be the sum total of the symptoms and signs which it produces.
▪ Indeed, the whole is considered to constitute more than just the sum total of its parts.
▪ Is that the sum total of the charges against me?
▪ That was the sum total of my formal education for the craft.
▪ The built environment therefore equates to the sum total of all the assembled items which surround us, both natural and man-made.
▪ They create the illusion that they are the sum total of their own accomplishments.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ People of Chinese origin made up about 10% of the total population.
▪ Roller skis provide an excellent total body workout.
▪ The total cost was far higher than we had expected.
▪ The company was in total chaos before Richards arrived.
▪ The Performing Arts Department's total budget for the year was $6.3 million.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ But Daedalus wonders what breathable foam would be like as a total environment.
▪ Four sectors lost a total of 5, 300 jobs.
▪ Students have a free choice deciding on five honours subjects, which are chosen from a total list of about thirty.
▪ The union convened in 1873 in Cincinnati and quickly grew to encompass one hundred synagogues, half the national total.
▪ There is much to be said for moving away from total government ownership.
▪ Today the rate of increase in food production has exceeded the rate of increase in the total world population.
II.noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADJECTIVE
combined
▪ There are now around 250 investment trusts worth a combined total of £24 billion.
▪ Western negotiators called for a ceiling for any one country of 30 percent of the combined East-West total.
▪ Lessons may seen very expensive at first, but the combined total is less than what many people spend on a holiday.
▪ This season he has shown remarkable consistency, conjuring up a combined total of 12 goals and 32 points.
final
▪ The final total will probably be one eighth of this figure.
▪ This meant that the final total of kids to be rescued came to around one hundred and twenty.
▪ The final total - 115 all out.
▪ Their final total of 363-7 is the highest ever recorded in a one-day international.
▪ The money raised will be added to the final total.
▪ Mrs Menzies said the final total could be as much as £750.
grand
▪ Each of the 96 subjects did the experiment twice, giving a grand total of 192 repetitions of the experiment.
▪ It would be boring work, and they would earn a grand total of I credit for all their pains.
▪ We are delighted and thrilled with the enthusiasm and ingenuity you have displayed while producing a grand total of over £2,500.
▪ They worked like hurricane-lamps and had cost the grand total of three dollars in Hanoi market.
▪ In 10 years with Llanelli his grand total of games was a miserly 260.
▪ He was earning $ 4. 70 an hour and taking home a grand total of $ 50 a week.
▪ A great day for the new committee, resulting in a grand total of £475.
▪ This gives a grand total of 16, 219 interconnections.
high
▪ It is the highest total for five years.
▪ These higher totals were obtained through more generous subsidies and a stimulus to private building.
▪ The Raiders surrendered their highest point total since a 47-17 loss to Houston in 1991.
▪ This is a disturbingly high total.
▪ Both numbers were higher totals than Murray has posted in more than two weeks.
jobless
▪ The Liberal Democrats have stated they would cut the national jobless total by 400,000 within a year.
▪ Both Labour and the Liberal Democrats agree that radical measures are needed to stem the growing jobless total.
▪ This would save up to £3 billion at a time when the jobless total is soaring.
▪ Because they are now paid by the Department of Energy, they have been removed from the jobless totals.
▪ According to the Unemployment Unit's calculations including them takes the jobless total to more than three million.
▪ The unadjusted jobless total increased by 78,726 last month to 3,062,065, the highest since April 1987.
▪ Britain's jobless total will top three million around Christmas and carry on rising into the New Year.
■ NOUN
sum
▪ Without sounding exactly like anything else, however, its sum total was more a collection of echoes than a consistent voice.
▪ That was the sum total of my formal education for the craft.
▪ Everything was lost; the entire sum total of human existence was gone for ever.
▪ The sum total of their daily offering of music in worship far exceeds that of the cathedrals.
▪ In the orthodox view the illness is considered to be the sum total of the symptoms and signs which it produces.
▪ The sum total of data connected with metalworking is hardly a representative guide to such industry or exchange.
▪ Is that the sum total of the charges against me?
■ VERB
add
▪ The Group has added a total of 69 mmboe as a result of our ongoing exploration appraisal and development activities.
▪ If suppliers and dealers are added, the total comes to about 20, 000, Moerdyk said.
▪ At 31, he wants to add to his total of three Tour wins.
▪ She got up with a scrape of her chair, collecting plates from a table nearby, adding totals on her pad.
▪ Who knows, the evergreen Martina Navratilova may now be poised to add to her staggering total of more than 160 major titles.
▪ Then add monthly totals together-it will be a surprisingly large total.
▪ She has now learned to drive and joined this year's flag day to add £31,76p to her total.
▪ Reserve flanker Roy Radu will continue at club level but will not seek to add to his total of twelve caps.
bring
▪ Chertsey, 4-0 winners at Bracknell, have moved into third place and brought their goals total for the season to 93.
▪ New boy and new hope Keith Scott brings the spending total to around 1.7 million.
▪ The move into Darlington will bring the worldwide total of Body Shop outlets to 750.
▪ The company had opened a record fifteen shops in 1978 bringing its total to over seventy outlets worldwide.
▪ This brings the cumulative total donated to charity since the scheme began in 1990 to £25,500.
▪ If it is, it will bring the total of drug deaths in Strathclyde to more than 70 over the past 15 months.
▪ The latest tragedy brings to five the total of fishermen lost from the village in a week.
▪ OfficePower sales grew 65%, with over 50,000 licences sold in the year, bringing the total installed base to 300,000.
combine
▪ Those independent films' directors were also nominated, and they combined for a total of 31 nominations.
▪ South Dakota and North Dakota hold primaries the same day, with a combined total of 36 delegates at stake.
cost
▪ Billed as a potential rival to Gleneagles, the development was to cost £60m in total.
▪ The final three phases, costing a total of $ 140 million, will follow if federal funding is available.
▪ The flowers and arranging fee cost a total of £395.
give
▪ This gives a total of 77-5 tonnes.
▪ Dura, is investing about $ 13 million in Spiros, giving it a total of about $ 41 million.
▪ They require feeding every two hours giving a total of three to five litres per day depending on size.
▪ When you make an egg or a sperm, you pick one from each pair to give a total of twenty-three chromosomes.
▪ Each of the 96 subjects did the experiment twice, giving a grand total of 192 repetitions of the experiment.
▪ This gives a total of around 65, 000 PEs.
▪ And Focus Four is still entirely dedicated to composition models and practice - giving a total of twenty pages of composition work.
▪ This gives a grand total of 16, 219 interconnections.
make
▪ This makes a total of 50 votes, 4 short of the required total.
▪ A final dividend of 7.25p makes a total of 12.75p for the nine-month reporting period, a prorata increase of 6 percent.
▪ The annular tank providing the weight was filled with granite chippings, to make a total of 20 tons.
▪ Each tank was carried on four pairs of tracks, making a total of 16 points of support to each vehicle.
▪ And between them they make up a total of thirty-eight different characters.
▪ A further 150 Ratners stores in the United States will also shut down, making a total of 330.
▪ They also supplemented the personal interviews with over 500 postal questionnaires making a total of just over 600.
pay
▪ However, Storehouse paid a total of £1,162,536 compensation to five former directors for loss of office last year.
▪ Home Properties said it will pay a total of $ 830, 000, according to binding agreements for the three parcels.
▪ They were fined £100 on each charge and ordered to pay a total of £1,500 in costs.
▪ Sir Giles Mompesson was adjudged to pay a total of £3,300 for felling timber even though he produced an Exchequer warrant.
▪ Cunningham was conditionally discharged for one year and ordered to pay a total of £65 compensation.
▪ One woman is claiming £200,000 from the Ministry, which could end up paying out a total of £60 million in compensation.
▪ Spend an extra £500 on top of a £500 agreed overdraft and you could end up paying a total of £311.61.
produce
▪ We are delighted and thrilled with the enthusiasm and ingenuity you have displayed while producing a grand total of over £2,500.
▪ The suspended sentence would be activated with the term reduced soas to produce an overall total of 18 months.
raise
▪ It will fund the purchase via a two-for-seven rights issue at 52p a share to raise a total of £31.4 million.
▪ That would raise a total of $ 75. 9 million, according to a copy of the filing obtained yesterday.
▪ As a result Beaumaris have raised their current points total to 53 as they harass the leaders Llanfairpwll who are on 54.
▪ A thousand letters have raised a total of $ 500.
▪ The levy, which reduces in real terms year on year, will raise a total of £9.1 billion.
▪ It sold every one, raising a total of £3.6 million.
▪ They raised a total of 6.9 billion in 1991 and 4.5 billion in the first half of 1992.
▪ The penguin - alias - sold door noses in the foyer raising a total of £688.
reach
▪ Capital spending of £43 million should reach a total of £87 million for the full year.
▪ City-provided loans for the units have reached a total of $ 261 million.
receive
▪ The winner receives a total of £21,000 with a guaranteed increase in sales and recognition worldwide.
▪ The firm has received a total of $ 470, 000 from the trust since its inception in June 1994.
▪ The winner receives a total of £21,000.
▪ Four more applications were received yesterday and the total of 15 is expected to increase over the next day or two.
spend
▪ It can vary service spending within the total.
▪ All appropriated spending totals only a third of the budget.
▪ His first conviction was quashed on appeal, but he was eventually sentenced and spent a total of two years in jail.
▪ Since 1983 it spent a total of ECU5.3 million for this purpose.
win
▪ Clinton won a total of 28 of the 36 Democratic contests, including those in the 10 most populous states.
▪ Considered by many as the greatest female athlete of all time, Joyner-Kersee has won a total of six Olympic medals.
▪ Independents, who constituted one-third of the total candidates, did unexpectedly well, winning a total of 115 seats.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a grand total
▪ A great day for the new committee, resulting in a grand total of £475.
▪ Each of the 96 subjects did the experiment twice, giving a grand total of 192 repetitions of the experiment.
▪ He was earning $ 4. 70 an hour and taking home a grand total of $ 50 a week.
▪ In 1990, the residents bought the development-for a grand total of $ 1.
▪ It would be boring work, and they would earn a grand total of I credit for all their pains.
▪ This compares to a grand total of £3.1 billion for the whole of last year.
▪ This gives a grand total of 16, 219 interconnections.
▪ We are delighted and thrilled with the enthusiasm and ingenuity you have displayed while producing a grand total of over £2,500.
bring the total/number/score etc to sth
▪ A $ 7 parking fee and an automatic $ 12. 15 tip brought the total to $ 93. 15.
▪ By the time it was eventually closed in 1988, new investors had brought the total to £116 million.
▪ Cruz also said Muni planned to hire at least 12 additional safety staffers, bringing the total to 72.
▪ It is estimated that this element would bring the total to over 20,000.
▪ Michael Forbes of New York, already had declared his opposition to Gingrich, bringing the total to four.
▪ More than 30 square miles have been annexed into the city, bringing the total to 193.
▪ The armed forces are said to have sent an extra 2,000 troops to the border area, bringing the total to 3,500.
running total
▪ Keep a running total of your expenses.
▪ And you told me you've kept a running total in your head all the year.
▪ The cost will simply be kept for each project as a running total entered by hand in a cost ledger.
the sum total
▪ In his eyes I amount to nothing, much, much less than the sum total of him.
▪ In the orthodox view the illness is considered to be the sum total of the symptoms and signs which it produces.
▪ Indeed, the whole is considered to constitute more than just the sum total of its parts.
▪ Is that the sum total of the charges against me?
▪ That was the sum total of my formal education for the craft.
▪ The built environment therefore equates to the sum total of all the assembled items which surround us, both natural and man-made.
▪ They create the illusion that they are the sum total of their own accomplishments.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ A total of $950 million was spent on the new transportation system.
▪ A company spokesperson said 28,000 jobs or 70% of the total will be cut.
▪ If you add 30 and 45 the total is 75.
▪ The three defendants were jailed for a total of 30 years.
▪ You had 29 points plus 33 points, so the total is 62.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Cambridgeshire are 134 for 6 after 55 in reply to Northants' total of 234 for 4.
▪ Citation totals - the large numbers of incremental additions to the sum of human knowledge.
▪ David Hunt yesterday welcomed the first 42 projects in a package of aid worth a total of £21.8m.
▪ Sentences were increased from a total of 72 years to 260 years in prison.
▪ Some 250 staff will leave Maddox as a result, leaving a total of approximately 200.
▪ The Colorado researchers tested a total of 104 people in nine families, each with at least two schizophrenics.
▪ The seasonally adjusted total was nevertheless better than expected.
▪ This would serve also to reduce the increasingly high percentage of extras in innings totals.
III.verb
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADVERB
about
▪ All of which will total about $ 75, 000, a Granada spokesman said.
▪ Over the centuries Cornwall's tin output has totalled about 10 times the annual quantity the world produces now.
around
▪ According to chief executive Max Pearce, the loss for this year would total around £500,000.
▪ The crudest fragments, totalling around 180,000 tonnes, have been used in widening the Berlin autobahn.
more
▪ The savings total more than £1m.
▪ The holdings total more than 30 million square feet.
▪ Their firms' donations throughout her period of office, admitted in company accounts, totalled more than £4,380,000.
nearly
▪ Provisions totalling nearly £25m did most of the damage.
▪ All told, the gathered fleet of aircraft representations totalled nearly one hundred aircraft for the production of Tora!
▪ The appeal follows the announcement of loans and grants totalling nearly £21,000 to parish councils, sports clubs and voluntary bodies.
▪ The Institute is grateful to them for their loyal service which in Ian Shaw's case totalled nearly twenty five years.
now
▪ The loan, with interest, now totals more than $ 11 million.
▪ The number of bodies recovered now totals 107.
over
▪ Butler also faced the court for non-payment of fines totalling over £500.
▪ As a very rough indicator, instalments totalling over one-tenth of income might stand out as a heavy current credit commitment.
■ NOUN
billion
▪ The funds have more than $ 524 million in tobacco holdings in their portfolios, which total $ 79 billion.
▪ If it prevails, California taxpayers' share of the mine cleanup bill would total $ 9 billion, not counting inflation.
▪ That spending covers all federal functions but automatically paid benefits like Medicare, and would total $ 661 billion next year.
▪ Unconsolidated pretax profit could total 1 billion yen, down from 2. 53 billion yen.
debt
▪ He added that the number of people with debts totalling more than £10,000 was also a worrying figure.
loan
▪ The appeal follows the announcement of loans and grants totalling nearly £21,000 to parish councils, sports clubs and voluntary bodies.
million
▪ The median forecast of analysts surveyed by Bloomberg Business News was that net lending to consumers totalled 700 million pounds in November.
▪ The holdings total more than 30 million square feet.
▪ The supervisors have yet to approve the plan, which totals $ 7 million.
▪ Expenditures on education programs between 1935 and 1941 totalled $ 228 million: a yearly average of approximately $ 30 million.
▪ Last year was profitable, with earnings totalling $ 497 million before taxes in the first three quarters.
▪ All told, the buildings will total 2. 6 million square feet of enclosed space.
▪ Securities trading and underwriting fees totalled $ 13 million, compared with a $ 36 million loss last year.
▪ The special charge for the program is expected to total approximately $ 265 million.
number
▪ Auditors total the number of records audited and the number of cases coded for each criteria.
▪ A total labelling index was calculated as the ratio of labelled cell to total cell numbers for each column.
▪ Or a young mathematician can be prompted to list different combinations of numbers that, when added, total the number 10.
▪ This utility will total up the number of bytes each directory is using across a given path.
percent
▪ This is some way short of percentages in recent years like 1990 for example, when the amount totalled 30 percent of sales.
▪ Revenue totalled 30 percent of expenditure during 1990, compared to 21 percent in 1989.
▪ Acceptances for the preference share offer totalled only 1.23 percent.
sale
▪ This time ticket sales alone will total L55m.
tonne
▪ Last year solid waste totalled 227,000 tonnes but this is forecast to fall to 206,000 tonnes this year.
▪ In 1990 output at Bom Futuro is likely to have totalled only 21,000 tonnes.
▪ It is estimated that world cereal production, which totalled billion tonnes in 1990, will top 3.25 billion tonnes by 2060.
▪ The crudest fragments, totalling around 180,000 tonnes, have been used in widening the Berlin autobahn.
▪ Recorded emissions of sulphur dioxide were 2.67 million tonnes in 1992, while nitrous oxides totalled 701,645 tonnes.
year
▪ Last year solid waste totalled 227,000 tonnes but this is forecast to fall to 206,000 tonnes this year.
▪ According to chief executive Max Pearce, the loss for this year would total around £500,000.
▪ Losses for the same period last year totalled 33,085.
▪ Last year they totalled about 2.5% and this year are unlikely to exceed 2%.
■ VERB
estimate
▪ Losses in livestock, crops and property were estimated to total A$300,000,000.
expect
▪ The special charge for the program is expected to total approximately $ 265 million.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a grand total
▪ A great day for the new committee, resulting in a grand total of £475.
▪ Each of the 96 subjects did the experiment twice, giving a grand total of 192 repetitions of the experiment.
▪ He was earning $ 4. 70 an hour and taking home a grand total of $ 50 a week.
▪ In 1990, the residents bought the development-for a grand total of $ 1.
▪ It would be boring work, and they would earn a grand total of I credit for all their pains.
▪ This compares to a grand total of £3.1 billion for the whole of last year.
▪ This gives a grand total of 16, 219 interconnections.
▪ We are delighted and thrilled with the enthusiasm and ingenuity you have displayed while producing a grand total of over £2,500.
running total
▪ Keep a running total of your expenses.
▪ And you told me you've kept a running total in your head all the year.
▪ The cost will simply be kept for each project as a running total entered by hand in a cost ledger.
the sum total
▪ In his eyes I amount to nothing, much, much less than the sum total of him.
▪ In the orthodox view the illness is considered to be the sum total of the symptoms and signs which it produces.
▪ Indeed, the whole is considered to constitute more than just the sum total of its parts.
▪ Is that the sum total of the charges against me?
▪ That was the sum total of my formal education for the craft.
▪ The built environment therefore equates to the sum total of all the assembled items which surround us, both natural and man-made.
▪ They create the illusion that they are the sum total of their own accomplishments.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Contributions totaled $28,000.
▪ The company was forced to pay fines and penalties totalling $24.8.
▪ The number of people included in the study totalled 170.
▪ The truck was totaled, but no one was hurt.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ An equivalent drop today would total 1, 800 points.
▪ Since then, however, there has been a decline in numbers and in 1981-2 enrolments totalled some 5,400.
▪ The quantity of hazardous waste sent out-of-state for treatment totals 252, 460 metric tons.
▪ This is some way short of percentages in recent years like 1990 for example, when the amount totalled 30 percent of sales.
▪ This means that interest payments on a £50,000 mortgage over the past three years totalled £10,682.76.
▪ Up to four Xplorer systems, totalling 64 processors, also can be connected.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Total

Total \To"tal\, a. [F., fr. LL. totalis, fr. L. tolus all,whole. Cf. Factotum, Surtout, Teetotum.] Whole; not divided; entire; full; complete; absolute; as, a total departure from the evidence; a total loss. `` Total darkness.'' ``To undergo myself the total crime.''
--Milton.

Total abstinence. See Abstinence, n., 1.

Total depravity. (Theol.) See Original sin, under Original.

Syn: Whole; entire; complete. See Whole.

Total

Total \To"tal\, n. The whole; the whole sum or amount; as, these sums added make the grand total of five millions.

Total

Total \To"tal\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Totaledor Totalled; p. pr. & vb. n. Totaling or Totalling.]

  1. To bring to a total; also, to reach as a total; to amount to. [Colloq.]

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

  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.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
total

1716, "bring to a total," from total (n.). Intransitive sense "reach a total of" is from 1859. Meaning "to destroy one's car" first recorded 1954. Related: Totaled; totaling.

total

"whole amount, sum," 1550s, from total (adj.).

total

late 14c., from Old French total (14c.), from Medieval Latin totalis "entire, total" (as in summa totalis "sum total"), from Latin totus "all, all at once, the whole, entire, altogether," of unknown origin. Total war is attested from 1937 (William Shirer), in reference to a concept developed in Germany.

Wiktionary
total
  1. entire; relating to the whole of something. n. 1 An amount obtained by the addition of smaller amounts. 2 (context informal mathematics English) sum. v

  2. 1 (context transitive English) To add up; to calculate the sum of. 2 To equal a total of; to amount to. 3 (context transitive US slang English) to demolish; to wreck completely. (from total loss) 4 (context intransitive English) To amount to; to add up to.

WordNet
total
  1. adj. constituting the full quantity or extent; complete; "an entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full attention"; "a total failure" [syn: entire, full]

  2. including everything; "the overall cost"; "the total amount owed" [syn: overall]

  3. without conditions or limitations; "a total ban" [syn: absolute, unconditioned]

  4. complete in extent or degree and in every particular; "a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster" [syn: full]

  5. [also: totalling, totalled]

total
  1. n. the whole amount [syn: sum, totality, aggregate]

  2. a quantity obtained by addition [syn: sum, amount]

  3. [also: totalling, totalled]

total
  1. v. add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000" [syn: number, add up, come, amount]

  2. determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town" [syn: tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up]

  3. [also: totalling, totalled]

Wikipedia
Total

Total may refer to:

Total (group)

Total is an American R&B girl group and one of the signature acts of Sean Combs' Bad Boy Records imprint during the 1990s. The group consisted of members Kima Raynor, Keisha Spivey, and Pamela Long. Total is best known for their hits "What You Want" (Featuring Mase), "Kissing You", "Can't You See" (featuring The Notorious B.I.G.), and "What About Us?" & "Trippin'", both featuring Missy Elliott. Long also featured on The Notorious B.I.G.'s hit song "Hypnotize", singing the chorus.

Total (Belinda Peregrín album)

Total is the first greatest-hits album by Mexican pop/rock singer Belinda.

Total (Total album)

Total is the self-titled debut album by American female R&B trio Total. The album reached its peak at #23 on the US Billboard 200, went platinum and spawned the hit singles "Can't You See" (US #13), "No One Else" (US #22), "Kissin' You" (US #12/UK #29) & "Do You Think About Us/When Boy Meets Girl" (US #61/#50).

Total (Seigmen album)

Total is the third studio album by Norwegian rock band Seigmen. It was released on 21 October 1994, through record label 1:70.

Total (Wanessa album)

Total is the sixth studio album by Brazilian pop singer Wanessa, released in August 2007.

Total (football club)

Total is a football team from Djibouti.

Total (Sebastian album)

Total is the debut album of French electronic artist SebastiAn. The album was released in Europe on 30 May 2011, and in North America on 7 June 2011 by Ed Banger Records. The album was announced in February with the release of an "X rated" teaser. This was followed with a video for the first single "Embody" directed by So Me featuring dancer Shamari Maurice, which was released on 4 April with remixes from DJ Premier and Kavinsky. The album features M.I.A., Mayer Hawthorne and production from Gaspard Augé of Justice.

Total (breakfast cereal)

Total is a range of breakfast cereals made by General Mills for the United States market. It consists of whole grain wheat flakes. Some varieties of Total supply 100% of the US Department of Agriculture's ( USDA) recommended daily allowance for each of the following different vitamins and dietary minerals: vitamin C, calcium, iron, vitamin E, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B, folic acid, vitamin B, pantothenic acid and zinc. The cereal was launched in 1961.

Varieties of Total are:

  • Total
  • Total Raisin Bran
  • Total Cranberry Crunch
  • Total Whole Grain
  • Total Cinnamon Crunch
  • Total Blueberry Pomegranate (note: does not contain actual blueberries or pomegranate)

These varieties provide different amounts of vitamins and minerals than regular Total. For example, Raisin Bran does not provide vitamin C.

Discontinued varieties include:

  • Total Oatmeal
  • Total Corn Flakes
  • Brown Sugar & Oat Total
  • Total Protein
Total (Teenage Bottlerocket album)

Total is the second album by the American pop punk band Teenage Bottlerocket. It was released on April 12, 2005 on Red Scare Records. The album was recorded at The Blasting Room by Andrew Berlin and Bill Stevenson. "Radio" and "Blood Bath at Burger King", which were previously released on a split 7" with Prototipes, were recorded October 29 and 30, 2004. The rest of the songs were recorded December 18-23, 2004 and January 3-6, 2005.

Three songs that originally appeared on Another Way, the band's previous album, were re-recorded during the Total sessions: "Rebound", which appears on the album, "Be Stag", which only appears on the vinyl version of the album, and "Pull the Plug", which was released on the Take Action! Vol. 5 compilation. Additionally, "Go Away" was also re-recorded for this album, originally appearing on a split 7-inch with Bill the Welder.

Usage examples of "total".

The proposed acquiescence of the National Executive in any reasonable temporary State arrangement for the freed people is made with the view of possibly modifying the confusion and destitution which must at best attend all classes by a total revolution of labor throughout whole States.

Intellectual-Principle which actually is the primals and is always self-present and is in its nature an Act, never by any want forced to seek, never acquiring or traversing the remote--for all such experience belongs to soul--but always self-gathered, the very Being of the collective total, not an extern creating things by the act of knowing them.

Louisiana --and I am estimating this school acreage at but one thirty-sixth instead of one-eighteenth of the total acreage.

Is it the Actualization of a statue, where the combination is realized because the Form-Idea has mastered each separate constituent of the total?

Perhaps if he embarrassed himself badly enough, it would at least slow the Adjutors down in their rush to total power.

Their view is plausible because it rejects the notion of total admixture and because it recognizes that the masses of the mixing bodies must be whittled away if there is to be mixture without any gap, if, that is to say, each substance must be divided within itself through and through for complete interpenetration with the other.

From the moment they first contact bare flesh until the point of total absorption and adsorption, complete synthesis, is maybe three seconds.

I began by showing him that Leticia Nazareno owed us for an amount of taffeta twice the nautical distance to Santa Maria del Altar, that is, one hundred ninety leagues, and he said aha as if to himself, and I ended up by showing him that the total debt with the special discount for your excellency was equal to six times the grand prize in the lottery for ten years, and he said aha again and only then did he look at me directly without his glasses and I could see that his eyes were timid and indulgent, and only then did he tell me with a strange voice of harmony that our reasons were clear and just, to each his own, he said, have them send the bill to the government.

How many women, taking an amnesiac total stranger into their house, would also take him into their bed?

Capitol Hill has an anachronistic, almost bohemian, feel to it, a total contrast with the rest of the sprawl.

It was also documented that the patient had a total paralysis following his anesthetic complication that involved not only the spinal cord but cranial nerves as well.

Dixon reports a case of total aniridia with excellent sight in a woman of thirty-seven.

And given the spotty reporting and infrequent preservation of these highly anomalous discoveries, it is likely that the entire body of reports now existing represents only a small fraction of the total number of such discoveries made over the past few centuries.

Schenck details the history of a case in which the pulse ceased for three days and asphyxia was almost total, but the patient eventually recovered.

To continue the atomizing of the host-people, class war is a basic tenet of the total view.