total
total /ˈtoʊtəl/
adjective

()
Constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
(
total
, full
, entire
)
constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
An entire town devastated by an earthquake
an entire town devastated by an earthquake
Gave full attention
gave full attention
A total failure
a total failure

()
Complete in extent or degree and in every particular
(
total
, full
)
complete in extent or degree and in every particular
A full game
a full game
A total eclipse
a total eclipse
A total disaster
a total disaster
noun

()
The whole amount
(
totality
, aggregate
, sum
, total
)
the whole amount
The cashier calculated the total amount of the purchase.
The cashier calculated the total amount of the purchase.

()
A quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
(
sum
, amount
, total
)
a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
verb

()
Add up in number or quantity
(
add up
, come
, amount
, number
, total
)
add up in number or quantity
The bills amounted to $2,000
The bills amounted to $2,000
The bill came to $2,000
The bill came to $2,000

()
Determine the sum of
(
add together
, sum
, sum up
, add
, summate
, tally
, tot
, tot up
, tote up
, add up
, total
)
determine the sum of
Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town
Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

[Informal, N. American, South Africa]
Damage beyond the point of repair
(
total
[Informal, N. American, South Africa] )
damage beyond the point of repair
My son totaled our new car
My son totaled our new car
The rock star totals his guitar at every concert
the rock star totals his guitar at every concert