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 Meanings and Examples of TALLY
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tally
 v.  record by making a mark; reckon or count; keep score
Classic Sentence:
1  He, too, put me at once in communication with the proper officials, and I saw that their tally was correct with the original invoice.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  The old man helped the boy to transfer the bottles from the basket to the table and counted the full tally.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In IVY DAY IN THE COMMITTEE ROOM
3  At last the Captain made a postman of it; tying a lettered, leathern tally round its neck, with the ship's time and place; and then letting it escape.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
4  They engage the services of a cheese-maker, whom they call the grurin; the grurin receives the milk of the associates three times a day, and marks the quantity on a double tally.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—DETAILS CONCERNING THE CHEESE-DAIRIES OF PONTA...
5  And contriving, in this way to make his designs tally with the auspices, he joined battle, without the army knowing that the ordinances of religion had in any degree been disregarded.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV.
6  'Relate your story, madame,' said he, wishing, no doubt, to profit by the absence of the husband, so that the latter could not influence the wife's story, to see if the two recitals tallied.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
7  I glanced at Holmes on hearing the description of the murderer, which tallied so exactly with his own.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
8  As for the white shark, the white gliding ghostliness of repose in that creature, when beheld in his ordinary moods, strangely tallies with the same quality in the Polar quadruped.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
9  It is true that the description of this man tallies with your idea of the second party in this mystery.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
Example Sentence:
1  Keep a tally of how much you spend.
2  They do not keep a tally of visitors to the palace, but it is very popular.
3  Don't forget to keep a careful tally of what you spend.
4  Her story doesn't tally with his.
5  It's hard to characterize the cultural effects, although easier to tally the vital economic impact on China's neighbors.
6  He has tallied the result of the ballot.
7  And again, these aren't final tallies until the gavel is actually down.
8  Beneath a lustrous 33-metre bronze statue of Guanyin, the Bodhisattva of mercy, a young monk tallies the cash donated by visiting faithful.
9  His account of the accident tallies with yours.