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All vs. Total — What's the Difference?

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All

Being or representing the entire or total number, amount, or quantity
All the windows are open. Deal all the cards.
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Total

Comprising the whole number or amount
A total cost of £4,000
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All

Constituting, being, or representing the total extent or the whole
All Christendom.
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Total

Complete; absolute
A total stranger
It is a matter of total indifference to me
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Being the utmost possible of
Argued the case in all seriousness.
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Total

The whole number or amount of something
In total, 200 people were interviewed
He scored a total of thirty-three points
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All

Every
Got into all manner of trouble.
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Total

Amount in number to
They were left with debts totalling £6,260
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All

Any whatsoever
Beyond all doubt.
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Total

Damage (something, typically a vehicle) beyond repair; wreck
He almost totalled the car
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All

(Pennsylvania) Consumed; used up; gone
The apples are all.
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Total

An amount obtained by addition; a sum.
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All

(Informal) Being more than one
Who all came to the party? See Note at y'all.
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Total

The whole amount of something; the entirety
The storm damaged the total of the housing units.
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All

The whole of one's fortune, resources, or energy; everything one has
The brave defenders gave their all.
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Total

Of, relating to, or constituting the whole amount; entire
The total population of the city.
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All

Wholly; completely
A room painted all white.
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Total

Complete; utter; absolute
Total concentration.
A total effort.
A total fool.
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All

So much
I am all the better for that experience.
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Total

To determine the total of; add up
They totaled the applications at 600.
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All

Used as an intensive
Then he got all mad and left.
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Total

To equal a total of; amount to
The week's receipts totaled more than $90,000.
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All

Each; apiece
A score of five all.
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Total

To wreck completely; demolish
The driver survived the crash but totaled the car.
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All

Every individual or anything of the given class, with no exceptions (the noun or noun phrase denoting the class must be plural or uncountable).
All contestants must register at the scorer’s table.
All flesh is originally grass.
All my friends like classical music.
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Total

To add up; amount
It totals to $25.
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All

Throughout the whole of (a stated period of time; generally used with units of a day or longer).
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Total

An amount obtained by the addition of smaller amounts.
A total of £145 was raised by the bring-and-buy stall.
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All

Only; alone; nothing but.
He's all talk; he never puts his ideas into practice.
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Total

Sum.
The total of 4, 5 and 6 is 15.
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All

(obsolete) Any.
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Total

Entire; relating to the whole of something.
The total book is rubbish from start to finish.
The total number of votes cast is 3,270.
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All

Everything.
Some gave all they had.
She knows all and sees all.
Those who think they know it all are annoying to those of us who do.
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Total

(used as an intensifier) Complete; absolute.
He is a total failure.
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All

Everyone.
A good time was had by all.
We all enjoyed the movie.
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Total

(mathematics) (of a function) Defined on all possible inputs.
The Ackermann function is one of the simplest and earliest examples of a total computable function that is not primitive recursive.
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All

The only thing(s).
All that was left was a small pile of ash.
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Total

(transitive) To add up; to calculate the sum of.
When we totalled the takings, we always got a different figure.
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All

Used after what, where, how and similar words, either without changing their meaning, or indicating that one expects that they cover more than one element, e.g. that "who all attended" is more than one person.}} Some dialects only allow this to follow some words and not others.
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Total

To equal a total of; to amount to.
That totals seven times so far.
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All

Wholly; entirely; completely; totally.
She was sitting all alone. It suddenly went all quiet.
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Total

To demolish; to wreck completely. (from total loss)
Honey, I’m OK, but I’ve totaled the car.
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All

Apiece; each.
The score was 30 all when the rain delay started.
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Total

(intransitive) To amount to; to add up to.
It totals nearly a pound.
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All

(degree) So much.
Don't want to go? All the better since I lost the tickets.
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Total

Whole; not divided; entire; full; complete; absolute; as, a total departure from the evidence; a total loss.
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All

Even; just.
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Total

The whole; the whole sum or amount; as, these sums added make the grand total of five millions.
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All

A quotative particle, compare like.
She was all, “Whatever.”
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Total

To bring to a total; also, to reach as a total; to amount to.
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All

(with a possessive pronoun) Everything that one is capable of.
She gave her all, and collapsed at the finish line.
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Total

To determine the total of (a set of numbers); to add; - often used with up; as, to total up the bill.
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All

(countable) The totality of one's possessions.
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Total

To damage beyond repair; - used especially of vehicles damaged in an accident; as, he skid on an ice patch and totaled his Mercedes against a tree. From total loss.
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All

(obsolete) Although.
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Total

The whole amount
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All

All gone; dead.
The butter is all.
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Total

A quantity obtained by addition
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All

The whole quantity, extent, duration, amount, quality, or degree of; the whole; the whole number of; any whatever; every; as, all the wheat; all the land; all the year; all the strength; all happiness; all abundance; loss of all power; beyond all doubt; you will see us all (or all of us).
Prove all things: hold fast that which is good.
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Total

Add up in number or quantity;
The bills amounted to $2,000
The bill came to $2,000
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All

Any.
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Total

Determine the sum of;
Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town
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All

Only; alone; nothing but.
I was born to speak all mirth and no matter.
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Total

Constituting the full quantity or extent; complete;
An entire town devastated by an earthquake
Gave full attention
A total failure
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All

Wholly; completely; altogether; entirely; quite; very; as, all bedewed; my friend is all for amusement.
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Total

Including everything;
The overall cost
The total amount owed
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All

Even; just. (Often a mere intensive adjunct.
All as his straying flock he fed.
A damsel lay deploringAll on a rock reclined.
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Total

Without conditions or limitations;
A total ban
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All

The whole number, quantity, or amount; the entire thing; everything included or concerned; the aggregate; the whole; totality; everything or every person; as, our all is at stake.
Death, as the Psalmist saith, is certain to all.
All that thou seest is mine.
Thou shalt be all in all, and I in thee,Forever.
Trust me not at all, or all in all.
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Total

Complete in extent or degree and in every particular;
A full game
A total eclipse
A total disaster
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All

Although; albeit.
All they were wondrous loth.
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All

Quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class;
We sat up all night
Ate all the food
All men are mortal
All parties are welcome
Have some milk
Some roses were still blooming
Having some friends over
Some apples
Some paper
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All

Completely given to or absorbed by;
Became all attention
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All

To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly');
He was wholly convinced
Entirely satisfied with the meal
It was completely different from what we expected
Was completely at fault
A totally new situation
The directions were all wrong
It was not altogether her fault
An altogether new approach
A whole new idea
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