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(noun, verb, interj., adverb)


There are 9 meanings of the word Tally.

How to pronounce tally:

Tally - as a noun

A score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely

Example: "The yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"

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A bill for an amount due

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The act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order

Example: "The counting continued for several hours"

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Tally - as a verb

Gain points in a game

Example: "The home team is racking up points"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
rack upscore7
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
advance13gain5gain groundget aheadmake headwaypull aheadwin6
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Keep score, as in games

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
chalk up

Determine the sum of

Example: "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
add5add togetheradd upsum5summate11tot3tot uptotal5tote up

Tally - as an interjection

Target sighted.

Example: "(air traffic control): speedbird 123, new york, traffic at two o’clock, seven miles, a boeing 737, west-bound, at 4000 feet.”"

Tally - as an adverb

In a tall way; stoutly; with spirit.

Example Sentences

"She kept a tally of how many books she had read over the summer."
"The tally showed that they had received 100 votes."
"The final tally revealed that the red team had won the competition."
"The teacher recorded the students' scores in a tally."
"He marked a tally on the board for each correct answer."
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Word Game Points

Is TALLY a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, tally is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

TALLY has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is TALLY a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, tally is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
TALLY has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is TALLY a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, tally is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
TALLY has a WORDFEUD points total of 8.

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