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 for Total
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Total \To"tal\, a. [F., fr. LL. totalis, fr. L. tolus all,whole.
     Cf. Factotum, Surtout, Teetotum.]
     Whole; not divided; entire; full; complete; absolute; as, a
     total departure from the evidence; a total loss. " Total
     darkness." "To undergo myself the total crime." --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
     Total abstinence. See Abstinence, n., 1.
     Total depravity. (Theol.) See Original sin, under
        [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Whole; entire; complete. See Whole.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Total \To"tal\, n.
     The whole; the whole sum or amount; as, these sums added make
     the grand total of five millions.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Total \To"tal\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Totaledor Totalled; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Totaling or Totalling.]
     1. To bring to a total; also, to reach as a total; to amount
        to. [Colloq.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     2. to determine the total of (a set of numbers); to add; --
        often used with up; as, to total up the bill.
     3. To damage beyond repair; -- used especially of vehicles
        damaged in an accident; as, he skid on an ice patch and
        totaled his Mercedes against a tree. From total loss.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: constituting the full quantity or extent; complete; "an
             entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full
             attention"; "a total failure" [syn: entire, full,
      2: complete in extent or degree and in every particular; "a full
         game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster" [syn: full,
      n 1: the whole amount [syn: sum, total, totality,
      2: a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
         [syn: sum, amount, total]
      v 1: add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to
           $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000" [syn: total, number,
           add up, come, amount]
      2: determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to
         those of the neighboring town" [syn: total, tot, tot
         up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add
         together, tally, add up]
      3: damage beyond the point of repair; "My son totaled our new
         car"; "the rock star totals his guitar at every concert"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  300 Moby Thesaurus words for "total":
     absolute, account, accumulative, across-the-board, add, add up,
     add up to, addend, admitting no exception, aggregate, aggregate to,
     all, all-comprehending, all-comprehensive, all-covering,
     all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-filling, all-including,
     all-inclusive, all-out, all-pervading, allover, amount, amount to,
     arbitrary, arrant, atomize, authoritarian, authoritative,
     be-all and end-all, blanket, body, born, box score,
     break to pieces, broad-based, budget, bulk, cast, cast up,
     categorical, catholic, cipher up, classical, clean, clear, cleave,
     come, come to, compendious, complete, comprehensive, comprise,
     compute, conclusive, congenital, consequential, considerable,
     consist of, consummate, contain, cosmopolitan, count, count up,
     country-wide, crack up, crass, cumulative, decided, decisive, deep,
     deep-dyed, definite, definitive, demolish, despotic, detail,
     determinate, developed, difference, disassemble, disintegrate,
     dismantle, downright, dyed-in-the-wool, ecumenic, egregious,
     encyclopedic, entire, entirety, equal, exhaustive, explicit,
     express, figure, figure up, final, fixed, flagrant, flat, flat-out,
     foot, foot up, fragment, full, full-blown, full-fledged,
     full-grown, full-scale, galactic, glaring, global, grand,
     grand total, grave, great, gross, gross amount, heaven-wide, heavy,
     holistic, implicit, inappealable, inclusive, indisputable, intact,
     integral, integrated, intense, intensive, international,
     intolerable, inventory, irresistible, itemize, main,
     make mincemeat of, mature, matured, maximum, mighty, monopolistic,
     mount up to, national, nondenominational, nonsectarian, number,
     omnibus, omnipotent, omnipresent, one, one and indivisible,
     out-and-out, outright, over-all, overall, panoramic, peremptory,
     perfect, pervasive, pick to pieces, plain, planetary, plenary,
     plumb, plus, plus sign, positive, powerful, precious, product,
     profound, pronounced, proper, pull in pieces, pull to pieces,
     pulverize, pure, quantity, quantum, radical, rank, recap,
     recapitulate, recite, reckon, reckon up, reckon up to, reckoning,
     recount, reduce to rubble, regular, rehearse, relate, rend, ripe,
     round, run into, run to, score, score up, serious, shatter,
     shattering, sheer, shocking, smash, solid, sound, split, stack up,
     stark, stark-staring, straight, straight-out, strong, subtotal,
     sum, sum and substance, sum total, sum up, summarize, summate,
     summation, sunder, superlative, surpassing, sweeping, synoptic,
     take apart, tale, tally, tally up, tear apart, tear to pieces,
     tear to shreds, tear to tatters, teetotal, the amount,
     the bottom line, the story, the veriest, the whole story, thorough,
     thoroughgoing, through-and-through, tot, tot up, tot up to,
     total up, totalitarian, totality, tote, tote up, tote up to,
     ubiquitous, unabbreviated, unalloyed, unbearable, unbuild,
     uncircumscribed, unconditional, unconditioned, unconscionable,
     uncut, undeniable, undiminished, undo, undoubting, unequivocal,
     unexpurgated, unhampered, unhesitating, unitize, universal,
     unlimited, unmake, unmistakable, unmitigated, unqualified,
     unquestioning, unrelieved, unreserved, unrestricted, unspoiled,
     unwaivable, utter, veritable, whole, whole amount, wholesale,
     without exception, without omission, without reserve, world-wide,
     wrack up, wreck, x number, yield

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  TOTAL. Complete; containing the whole; as the total amount of an account is 
  all the items of such account added together; total incapacity, is an 
  absolute and complete incapacity to do a thing. A married woman is totally 
  incapable to make a contract, because, although having intelligence, she has 
  not legal capacity and an idiot is totally incapable to enter into a 
  contract, because he has no will. 

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