noun, plural tallies.
an account or reckoning; a record of debit and credit, of the score of a game, or the like.
Also called tally stick. a stick of wood with notches cut to indicate the amount of a debt or payment, often split lengthwise across the notches, the debtor retaining one piece and the creditor the other.
anything on which a score or account is kept.
a notch or mark made on or in a tally.
a number or group of items recorded.
a mark made to register a certain number of items, as four consecutive vertical lines with a diagonal line through them to indicate a group of five.
a number of objects serving as a unit of computation.
a ticket, label, or mark used as a means of identification, classification, etc.
anything corresponding to another thing as a counterpart or duplicate.
verb (used with object), tallied, tallying.
to mark or enter on a tally; register; record.
to count or reckon up.
to furnish with a tally or identifying label.
to cause to correspond or agree.
verb (used without object), tallied, tallying.
to correspond, as one part of a tally with the other; accord or agree:
Does his story tally with hers?
to score a point or make a goal, as in a game.
verb -lies, -lying, -lied
(intransitive) to correspond one with the other: the two stories don’t tally
(transitive) to supply with an identifying tag
(intransitive) to keep score
(transitive) (obsolete) to record or mark
noun (pl) -lies
any record of debit, credit, the score in a game, etc
a ticket, label, or mark, used as a means of identification, classification, etc
a counterpart or duplicate of something, such as the counterfoil of a cheque
a stick used (esp formerly) as a record of the amount of a debt according to the notches cut in it
a notch or mark cut in or made on such a stick
a mark or number of marks used to represent a certain number in counting
(Austral & NZ) the total number of sheep shorn by one shearer in a specified period of time
noun, plural tallymen. 1. a person who tallies or keeps account of something. 2. British. a person who sells merchandise on the hire-purchase system. noun (pl) -men 1. a scorekeeper or recorder 2. (dialect) a travelling salesman for a firm specializing in hire-purchase
noun 1. Thomas, Tallis, Thomas. noun 1. Thomas, c1505–85, English organist and composer, especially of church music. noun 1. (Judaism) a fringed shawl worn by Jewish men during morning prayers noun 1. Thomas. ?1505–85, English composer and organist; noted for his music for the Anglican liturgy
noun 1. a sheet for checking, counting, or scoring, as of cargo loaded or unloaded.
noun, British. 1. a store specializing in selling merchandise on the hire-purchase system.