Definition of "tallying" []

  • To correspond one with the other (verb)
  • To supply with an identifying tag (verb)
  • To keep score (verb)
  • To record or mark (verb)
  • Any record of debit, credit, the score in a game, etc (noun)
  • A ticket, label, or mark, used as a means of identification, classification, etc (noun)
  • A counterpart or duplicate of something, such as the counterfoil of a cheque (noun)
  • A stick used (esp formerly) as a record of the amount of a debt according to the notches cut in it (noun)
  • A notch or mark cut in or made on such a stick (noun)
  • A mark or number of marks used to represent a certain number in counting (noun)
  • The total number of sheep shorn by one shearer in a specified period of time (noun)
  • Present participle of tally. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tallying" in a sentence
  • "FURTHER UPDATE: Granted, the reporter was rather sloppy in tallying the Kashmir reports, and in not following up re Iran."
  • "(link) you vote as often as Acorn wants Wherever they want you to vote and their is no overhead (booze, cigarrets or cab fare) in tallying your votes."
  • "Not that I’m 100% pushing this, but since so many people have cable and satellite for their TV serivce, and you know that most of the stuff is digitally tracked, why can’t they give customers the option of having their viewing habits officially tracked for a week or a month, for use in tallying ratings?"
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