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EN[ˈtəʊ.təl] [ˈtoʊ.təl] [tʰoʊ̯ɾɫ] [-əʊtəl]
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  • Total may refer to:
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    Definition of total in English Dictionary

  • NounPLtotals
    1. An amount obtained by the addition of smaller amounts.
      1. A total of £145 was raised by the bring-and-buy stall.
    2. INF (mathematics) Sum.
      1. The total of 4, 5 and 6 is 15.
  • VerbSGtotalsPRtotallingPRtotalingPT, PPtotalledPT, PPtotaled
    1. VT To add up; to calculate the sum of.
      1. When we totalled the takings, we always got a different figure.
    2. To equal a total of; to amount to.
      1. That totals seven times so far.
    3. VT (US, slang) to demolish; to wreck completely. (from total loss).
      1. Honey, I’m OK, but I’ve totaled the car.
    4. VI To amount to; to add up to.
      1. It totals nearly a pound.
  • AdjectiveCOMmore totalSUPmost total
    1. Entire; relating to the whole of something.
      1. The total book is rubbish from start to finish.  The total number of votes cast is 3,270. ‎
    2. (used as an intensifier) Complete; absolute.
      1. He is a total failure. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • My cell had blackwashed walls, and I spent the next year in almost total darkness.
      • One μg of total RNA was retrotranscribed to cDNA using Superscript II RNase H - (Invitrogen), following the manufacturer’s instructions, with random hexamers to prime the elongation reaction.
      • A two-step procedure was performed to induce chronic renal disease (CRD): left heminephrectomy at 20 weeks of age followed by right total nephrectomy 1 week later.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Total small RNA was recovered at days 1, 10 and 21 of osteogenically induced MSCs.
      • Total RNA was extracted from 69 fresh endometrium samples collected from 21 healthy female dogs during diestrus, 16 CEH, 15 mucometra and 17 pyometra (eight open and nine closed-cervixes).
      • Total RNA was isolated from a monokaryotic cultures of Phanerochaete chrysosporium,Trametes versicolor, and Gloeophyllum trabeum.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
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          1. fr total
          2. en totally
          3. en totality
          4. en totalled
          5. en totaled
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of total for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "total" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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