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Total vs. Gross

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  • Total (noun)

    An amount obtained by the addition of smaller amounts.

    "A total of £145 was raised by the bring-and-buy stall."

  • Total (noun)

    Sum.

    "The total of 4, 5 and 6 is 15."

  • Total (adjective)

    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."

  • Total (adjective)

    (used as an intensifier) Complete; absolute.

    "He is a total failure."

  • Total (verb)

    To add up; to calculate the sum of.

    "When we totalled the takings, we always got a different figure."

  • Total (verb)

    To equal a total of; to amount to.

    "That totals seven times so far."

  • Total (verb)

    to demolish; to wreck completely. (from total loss)

    "Honey, I’m OK, but I’ve totaled the car."

  • Total (verb)

    To amount to; to add up to.

    "It totals nearly a pound."

  • Gross (adjective)

    Disgusting, nasty.

  • Gross (adjective)

    Coarse, rude, vulgar, obscene, or impure.

  • Gross (adjective)

    Coarse, unrefined.

  • Gross (adjective)

    Great, large, bulky, or fat.

  • Gross (adjective)

    Great, serious, flagrant, or shameful.

    "a gross mistake;"

    "gross injustice;"

    "gross negligence"

  • Gross (adjective)

    The whole amount; entire; total before any deductions.

    "gross domestic product"

  • Gross (adjective)

    Not sensitive in perception or feeling; dull; witless.

  • Gross (adjective)

    Seen without a microscope, macroscopic, usually for a tissue or an organ.

  • Gross (noun)

    Twelve dozen = 144.

  • Gross (noun)

    The total nominal earnings or amount, before taxes, expenses, exceptions or similar are deducted. That which remains after all deductions is called net.

  • Gross (noun)

    The bulk, the mass, the masses.

  • Gross (verb)

    To earn money, not including expenses.

    "The movie grossed three million on the first weekend."

Wiktionary
Oxford Dictionary
  • Total (adjective)

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

  • Total (noun)

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

  • Total

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

  • Total

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

  • 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.

  • Gross (adjective)

    Great; large; bulky; fat; of huge size; excessively large.

  • Gross (adjective)

    Coarse; rough; not fine or delicate.

  • Gross (adjective)

    Not easily aroused or excited; not sensitive in perception or feeling; dull; witless.

  • Gross (adjective)

    Expressing, or originating in, animal or sensual appetites; hence, coarse, vulgar, low, obscene, or impure.

  • Gross (adjective)

    Disgusting; repulsive; highly offensive; as, a gross remark.

  • Gross (adjective)

    Thick; dense; not attenuated; as, a gross medium.

  • Gross (adjective)

    Great; palpable; serious; vagrant; shameful; as, a gross mistake; gross injustice; gross negligence.

  • Gross (adjective)

    Whole; entire; total; without deduction; as, the gross sum, or gross amount, the gross weight; - opposed to net.

  • Gross (noun)

    The main body; the chief part, bulk, or mass.

  • Gross (noun)

    The number of twelve dozen; twelve times twelve; as, a gross of bottles; ten gross of pens.

Webster Dictionary
  • Total (noun)

    the whole amount

  • Total (noun)

    a quantity obtained by addition

  • Total (verb)

    add up in number or quantity;

    "The bills amounted to $2,000"

    "The bill came to $2,000"

  • Total (verb)

    determine the sum of;

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

  • Total (adjective)

    constituting the full quantity or extent; complete;

    "an entire town devastated by an earthquake"

    "gave full attention"

    "a total failure"

  • Total (adjective)

    including everything;

    "the overall cost"

    "the total amount owed"

  • Total (adjective)

    without conditions or limitations;

    "a total ban"

  • Total (adjective)

    complete in extent or degree and in every particular;

    "a full game"

    "a total eclipse"

    "a total disaster"

  • Gross (noun)

    twelve dozen

  • Gross (noun)

    the entire amount of income before any deductions are made

  • Gross (verb)

    earn before taxes, expenses, etc.

  • Gross (adjective)

    before any deductions;

    "gross income"

  • Gross (adjective)

    visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)

  • Gross (adjective)

    of general aspects or broad distinctions;

    "the gross details of the structure appear reasonable"

  • Gross (adjective)

    repellently fat;

    "a bald porcine old man"

  • Gross (adjective)

    conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible;

    "a crying shame"

    "an egregious lie"

    "flagrant violation of human rights"

    "a glaring error"

    "gross ineptitude"

    "gross injustice"

    "rank treachery"

  • Gross (adjective)

    without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers;

    "an arrant fool"

    "a complete coward"

    "a consummate fool"

    "a double-dyed villain"

    "gross negligence"

    "a perfect idiot"

    "pure folly"

    "what a sodding mess"

    "stark staring mad"

    "a thoroughgoing villain"

    "utter nonsense"

  • Gross (adjective)

    conspicuously and tastelessly indecent;

    "coarse language"

    "a crude joke"

    "crude behavior"

    "an earthy sense of humor"

    "a revoltingly gross expletive"

    "a vulgar gesture"

    "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"

Princeton's WordNet

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