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English noun: tally

1. tally (act) a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely


SamplesThe Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th.
Their first tally came in the 3rd inning.


Synonymsrun


Broader (hypernym)score


Narrower (hyponym)earned run, rbi, run batted in, unearned run

2. tally (communication) a bill for an amount due


Synonymsreckoning


Broader (hypernym)account, bill, invoice

3. tally (act) the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order


SamplesThe counting continued for several hours.


Synonymscount, counting, enumeration, numeration, reckoning


Broader (hypernym)investigating, investigation


Narrower (hyponym)blood count, census, countdown, miscount, nose count, nosecount, poll, recount, sperm count


English verb: tally

1. tally (stative) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics


SamplesThe 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.


Synonymsagree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)be, equal


Narrower (hyponym)accord, adhere, agree, align, answer, bear out, befit, beseem, coincide, concord, conform to, consist, consort, correlate, corroborate, duplicate, fit, fit in, harmonise, harmonize, homologize, look, meet, parallel, parallel, pattern, resemble, rhyme, rime, square, suit, support, twin, underpin


Verb groupaccord, agree, check, check out, concord, consort, fit in, harmonise, harmonize


Antonymsdisaccord, discord, disagree

2. tally (competition) gain points in a game


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


Synonymshit, rack up, score


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)advance, gain, gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win


Narrower (hyponym)ace, convert, convert, convert, eagle, equalise, equalize, get, get even, have, hole up, homer, kick, make, par, shoot, walk


Entailcompete, contend, vie

3. tally (communication) keep score, as in games


Synonymschalk up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)enter, put down, record


Entailcount, enumerate, number, numerate

4. tally (communication) determine the sum of


SamplesAdd all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town.


Synonymsadd, add together, add up, sum, sum up, summate, tot, tot up, total, tote up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)count, enumerate, number, numerate


Verb groupadd, add together









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