Associations to the word «Tally»


TALLY, adjective. (British) Used as a mild intensifier: very (almost exclusively used by the upper classes).
TALLY, interjection. (radio) (aviation) Target sighted.
TALLY, noun. Originally, a piece of wood on which notches or scores were cut, as the marks of number;
TALLY, noun. Later, one of two books, sheets of paper, etc., on which corresponding accounts were kept.
TALLY, noun. Hence, any account or score kept by notches or marks, whether on wood or paper, or in a book, especially one kept in duplicate.
TALLY, noun. One thing made to suit another; a match; a mate.
TALLY, noun. A notch, mark, or score made on or in a tally; as, to make or earn a score or tally in a game.
TALLY, noun. A tally shop.
TALLY, verb. (transitive) To count something.
TALLY, verb. (transitive) To record something by making marks.
TALLY, verb. (transitive) To make things correspond or agree with each other.
TALLY, verb. (intransitive) To keep score.
TALLY, verb. (intransitive) To correspond or agree.
TALLY, verb. (nautical) To check off, as parcels of freight going inboard or outboard.
TALLY, adverb. (obsolete) In a tall way; stoutly; with spirit.
TALLY HO, interjection. Alternative spelling of tallyho
TALLY HO, noun. Alternative spelling of tallyho
TALLY HO, verb. Alternative spelling of tallyho
TALLY ON, verb. (nautical) To man a rope for hauling, the men standing in a line or tail.
TALLY ON, verb. (nautical) To dovetail together.
TALLY ROOM, noun. A room in which votes are counted.
TALLY ROOMS, noun. Plural of tally room
TALLY SHOP, noun. A shop from which the tally trade is conducted
TALLY TRADE, noun. The selling of goods on account, regular payments being recorded in a book kept by the customer and a duplicate (the "tally") kept in the tally shop

Dictionary definition

TALLY, noun. A score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning".
TALLY, noun. A bill for an amount due.
TALLY, noun. The act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours".
TALLY, verb. Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The 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".
TALLY, verb. Gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season".
TALLY, verb. Keep score, as in games.
TALLY, verb. Determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town".

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