Definition of total verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    total

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈtoʊt̮l//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they total
     
    he / she / it totals
     
    past simple totaled ()totalled
     
    -ing form totaling ()totalling
     
     
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  1. 1 total something to reach a particular total Imports totaled $1.5 billion last year.
  2. 2 total something/somebody (up) to add up the numbers of something or someone and get a total Each student's points were totaled and entered on a list.
  3. 3 total something (informal) to damage a car very badly, so that it is not worth repairing it
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: total