# Definitions and Synonyms of *total* | Another word for *total* | What is *total? *

*Definition 1: the whole amount - [noun denoting artifact]*

*Definition 2: a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers - [noun denoting cognition]*

*Synonyms for total in the sense of this definition*

*(**total* is a kind of ...) the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable

*total*is a kind of ...) the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable

*(... is a kind of **total* ) the sum of the sums of several groups of numbers

*total*) the sum of the sums of several groups of numbers

*(... is a kind of **total* ) the sum of part of a group of numbers

*total*) the sum of part of a group of numbers

*Definition 3: damage beyond the point of repair - [verb of change]*

*Samples where total or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*My son totaled our new car**the rock star totals his guitar at every concert*

*(**total* is a kind of ...) inflict damage upon

*total*is a kind of ...) inflict damage upon

*"The snow damaged the roof"**"She damaged the car when she hit the tree"**Definition 4: determine the sum of - [verb of communication]*

*Samples where total or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

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

*Synonyms for total in the sense of this definition*

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

*total*is a kind of ...) determine the number or amount of

### (

*"Can you count the books on your shelf?"**"Count your change"*### (*total* has a similar meaning as ...) make an addition by combining numbers

*"Add 27 and 49, please!"**Definition 5: add up in number or quantity - [verb of stative]*

*Samples where total or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*The bills amounted to $2,000**The bill came to $2,000*

*Synonyms for total in the sense of this definition*

*(**total* is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

*total*is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

### (... is a kind of

### (... is a kind of

### (... is a kind of

### (... is a kind of

*"John is rich"**"This is not a good answer"*### (... is a kind of *total* ) be calculated

*"The fees work out to less than $1,000"*### (... is a kind of *total* ) be larger in number

### (... is a kind of *total* ) amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain

*"The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"*### (... is a kind of *total* ) add up to

*"four and four make eight"**Definition 6: constituting the full quantity or extent; complete - [adjective satellite denoting all]*

*Samples where total or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*an entire town devastated by an earthquake**gave full attention**a total failure*

*Synonyms for total in the sense of this definition*

*(**total* is similar to ...) including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete

*total*is similar to ...) including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete

*"gave his whole attention"**"a whole wardrobe for the tropics"**"the whole hog"**"a whole week"**"the baby cried the whole trip home"**"a whole loaf of bread"**Definition 7: complete in extent or degree and in every particular - [adjective satellite denoting all]*

*Samples where total or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*a full game**a total eclipse**a total disaster*

*Synonyms for total in the sense of this definition*

*(**total* is similar to ...) having every necessary or normal part or component or step

*total*is similar to ...) having every necessary or normal part or component or step

*"a complete meal"**"a complete wardrobe"**"a complete set of the Britannica"**"a complete set of china"**"a complete defeat"**"a complete accounting"*

#### Other word for