- 1 total something to reach a particular total Imports totaled $1.5 billion last year.
- 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 total something (informal) to damage a car very badly, so that it is not worth repairing it
NAmE//ˈtoʊt̮l//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they total
he / she / it totals
past simple totaled ()totalled
-ing form totaling ()totalling