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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who keeps tracks or counts.

Usage examples (10)
  • Verb (used without object) : Does his story tally with hers?
  • Formerly accounts were kept, and large sums of money paid and received, by the King's Exchequer, with little other form than the exchange or delivery of tallies, pieces of wood...
  • Exchequer was called the tallier, or teller.
  • Even the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the official tallier of the nation's joblessness, stoops to shed. for more
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