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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.


Broader (hypernym)score

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

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


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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