Part of speech: noun

The whole sum or amount.

Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Being a total; complete.

Part of speech: noun


Share it on:

Usage examples "total":

  1. The total effect of your proceeding has been to give the alarm everywhere and yet to discover nothing. - "The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax", Arthur Conan Doyle.
  2. But the storm, which left the house in total darkness during the night had also interfered with telephone service. - "The Higher Court", Mary Stewart Daggett.
  3. At Ypsilanti our business, as usual, was a total failure. - "Twenty Years of Hus'ling", J. P. Johnston.