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English definition of “total”
/ˈtəʊtəl/ verb [T]
› (UK -ll, US -l-) to add up to a particular amount: The annual salary bill totals more than $3 million. They incurred losses totalling over $2 million.
› (also total up) to add up amounts to get a final number: All costs have been totaled at the bottom of the column. When they totalled up their losses, they realised they could not continue in business.
› informal to destroy a car in an accident: They will pay the full cost to buy a new car if you total your car within the first year.