- adj. 全部的；完全的；整个的
- vt. 总数达
- vi. 合计
- n. 总数，合计
- n. (Total)人名；(法、德)托塔尔
CET4 TEM4 考 研 CET6
1、tot- + -al.
- total:  Total goes back ultimately to Latin tōtus ‘whole’ (source also of French tout, Italian tutto, and Spanish todo ‘all’). From it was derived medieval Latin totālis ‘of the whole’, which passed into English via Old French total. Tot , as in ‘tot up’, is short for total. Totalizator was coined in Australia in the late 1870s, and the abbreviation tote started life in Australian English too.
- total (v.)
- 1716, "bring to a total," from total (n.). Intransitive sense "reach a total of" is from 1859. Meaning "to destroy one's car" first recorded 1954. Related: Totaled; totaling.
- total (n.)
- "whole amount, sum," 1550s, from total (adj.).
- total (adj.)
- late 14c., from Old French total (14c.), from Medieval Latin totalis "entire, total" (as in summa totalis "sum total"), from Latin totus "all, all at once, the whole, entire, altogether," of unknown origin. Total war is attested from 1937 (William Shirer), in reference to a concept developed in Germany.
- 1. The job losses will reduce the total workforce to 7,000.
- 2. The total cost of the project would be more than $240 million.
- 3. Each month the total prize kitty is £13.5 million.
- 4. She wrinkled her nose, piqued by his total lack of enthusiasm.
- 5. Rude taxi drivers clocked up a total of 239 offences in 1990.
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