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English definition of “tally”

tally

verb [I]     /ˈtæl.i/
to match or agree with something else : Our figures don't tally - you've made it £20 more than me. Your plans don't tally with mine.Balance and imbalanceBeing or appearing similar or the same
(Definition of tally verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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