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Definition 1: the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order - [noun denoting act]

Samples where tally or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the counting continued for several hours

Synonyms for tally in the sense of this definition

(tally is a kind of ...) the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically

(... is a kind of tally ) the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample

(... is a kind of tally ) a periodic count of the population

(... is a kind of tally ) counting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)

(... is a kind of tally ) an inaccurate count

(... is a kind of tally ) the counting of votes (as in an election)

(... is a kind of tally ) an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election

(... is a kind of tally ) the act of estimating the number of spermatozoa in an ejaculate

Definition 2: a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely - [noun denoting act]

Samples where tally or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
  • their first tally came in the 3rd inning

Synonyms for tally in the sense of this definition

(tally is a kind of ...) the act of scoring in a game or sport

"the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"

(... is a kind of tally ) a run that was not scored as the result of an error by the other team

(... is a kind of tally ) a run that was scored as a result of an error by the other team

(... is a kind of tally ) a run that is the result of the batter's performance

"he had more than 100 rbi last season"

Definition 3: a bill for an amount due - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for tally in the sense of this definition

(tally is a kind of ...) an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered

"he paid his bill and left" "send me an account of what I owe"

Definition 4: determine the sum of - [verb of communication]

Samples where tally or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

Synonyms for tally in the sense of this definition

(tally is a kind of ...) determine the number or amount of

"Can you count the books on your shelf?" "Count your change"

(tally has a similar meaning as ...) make an addition by combining numbers

"Add 27 and 49, please!"

Definition 5: keep score, as in games - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for tally in the sense of this definition

(tally is a kind of ...) make a record of; set down in permanent form

(tally implies ...) determine the number or amount of

"Can you count the books on your shelf?" "Count your change"

Definition 6: gain points in a game - [verb of competition]

Samples where tally or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The home team scored many times
  • He hit a home run
  • He hit .300 in the past season

Synonyms for tally in the sense of this definition

(tally is a kind of ...) obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

"The home team was gaining ground" "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference" "win points"

(... is a kind of tally ) compensate; make the score equal

(... is a kind of tally ) obtain a base on balls

(... is a kind of tally ) score an ace against

"He aced his opponents"

(... is a kind of tally ) score a hole in one

(... is a kind of tally ) shoot in two strokes under par

(... is a kind of tally ) make a goal

"He kicked the extra point after touchdown"

(... is a kind of tally ) achieve a point or goal

"Nicklaus had a 70" "The Brazilian team got 4 goals" "She made 29 points that day"

(... is a kind of tally ) hit a home run

(... is a kind of tally ) score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone

"Smith converted and his team won"

(... is a kind of tally ) complete successfully

"score a penalty shot or free throw"

(... is a kind of tally ) score (a spare)

(... is a kind of tally ) score

"shoot a basket" "shoot a goal"

(... is a kind of tally ) make a score (on a hole) equal to par

(tally implies ...) compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

Definition 7: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics - [verb of stative]

Samples where tally or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The two stories don't agree in many details
  • The handwriting checks with the signature on the check
  • The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun

Synonyms for tally in the sense of this definition

(tally is a kind of ...) be identical or equivalent to

"One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"

(... is a kind of tally ) be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous

"Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"

(... is a kind of tally ) be compatible or in accordance with

"You must adhere to the rules"

(... is a kind of tally ) form a pattern

"These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before"

(tally has a similar meaning as ...) go together

"The colors don't harmonize" "Their ideas concorded"

(... is a kind of tally ) accord or comport with

"This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"

(... is a kind of tally ) be homologous

"A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs"

(... is a kind of tally ) appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to

"She resembles her mother very much" "This paper resembles my own work"

(... is a kind of tally ) support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm

"The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"

(... is a kind of tally ) be compatible with

"one idea squares with another"

(... is a kind of tally ) duplicate or match

"The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"

(... is a kind of tally ) accord in appearance with

"You don't look your age!"

(... is a kind of tally ) match or correspond

"The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave"

(... is a kind of tally ) be the same

"our views on this matter coincided"

(... is a kind of tally ) be or come into adjustment with

(... is a kind of tally ) to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation

"Do these facts correlate?"

(... is a kind of tally ) be parallel to

"Their roles are paralleled by ours"

(... is a kind of tally ) be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable

"hat and cat rhyme"

(tally has a similar meaning as ...) be verified or confirmed; pass inspection

"These stories don't check!"

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