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  1. tally
  2. noun

    • 1. a current score or amount:

      that takes his tally to 10 goals in 10 games
      Synonym : total, score, count, sum, result
    • 2. a record of a score or amount:

      I kept a tally of David's debt on a note above my desk
    • 3. a particular number taken as a group or unit to facilitate counting.

    • 4. a mark registering a number or amount.

    • 5. an account kept by means of a tally.

    • 6. a piece of wood scored across with notches for the items of an account and then split into halves, each party keeping one.

    • 7. a counterpart or duplicate of something:

      the key is so cut as to form a tally with the interior machinery
    • 8. a label giving information about a plant or tree.


  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: tally, plural noun: tallies

    • v.: verb: tally, 3rd person present: tallies, gerund or present participle: tallying, past tense: tallied, past participle: tallied