Home >> English Vocabulary >> Tally

Tally

English Vocabulary tips & definition with Gymglish.
Improve your English and try our online English lessons for free.

Definition

to tally: to count, to keep score, to total, to record numbers
verb
To tally is often used to talk about counting votes and scoring goals in a sporting context:

We tallied the votes several times, and it still seems that George W. lost the election. Shall we count them again?
The football team tallied two goals in the last few minutes.

to tally (with): to correspond, to agree, to match, to fit (with)
verb
These figures you're showing me don't tally with Icarus's calculations. Can you check them again please?

Going further...

Still having difficulties with 'Tally' Test our online English lessons and receive a free level assessment!

Do you have smart way of remembering this rule? A tip to avoid making a mistake on 'Tally'?
Share it with us!