Definition of grand total in English:

grand total

noun

  • The final amount after everything is added up; the sum of other totals:

    ‘add together the individual totals to arrive at your grand total’
    ‘a grand total of eighteen weeks’
    • ‘So adding everything up so far the grand total reads as thus - 18 hours and 37 minutes precisely.’
    • ‘I knew a grand total of about five people there, but it didn't really matter.’
    • ‘It was a great success and the grand total of 1,460.70 was raised between the quiz, raffle and donations.’
    • ‘Last year more than 400 people took part in the event and raised a grand total of £6,000 for the charity.’
    • ‘For that I earned a grand total of eighteen pounds and twenty six pence.’
    • ‘A grand total of 6,810 euros was raised and the committee would like to thank everyone who supported the race night.’
    • ‘The grand total represented by the two volumes was, therefore, 1,262.’
    • ‘I felt so sorry for her when I arrived, there must have been a grand total of twelve guests, half of whom were family.’
    • ‘Money from the sale of programmes also went to the appeal, raising between them the grand total of £1,200.’
    • ‘At the end of the show, she had won a grand total of 25,250 euros plus a valuable holiday.’
    • ‘They have now scored the grand total of 27 goals in the first two rounds of the competition.’
    • ‘Between Saturday and Tuesday I got a grand total of approximately 5 hours sleep.’
    • ‘The film swept the board winning a grand total of five awards.’
    • ‘A grand total of an unbelievable amount of more than 4 million baht was the final result.’
    • ‘In my entire school footballing career, I scored a grand total of two goals.’
    • ‘In court they announced their verdict in individual amounts, not as a grand total.’
    • ‘Although he reigned for nearly 10 years, he was only in England twice - a grand total of 160 days.’
    • ‘The last sponsored walk and fun day raised a grand total of £31,000 and it is hoped this year's event will raise even more.’
    • ‘At the time of going to press, the grand total raised throughout the UK was close to the £38 million mark.’
    • ‘I've been to Brent's a grand total of once and wasn't as impressed as my friends.’
    number, count, tally, total, running total, sum total, grand total, sum, score, reckoning, enumeration, register, record, inventory, list, listing, account, roll, roster, index, directory
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Pronunciation:

grand total

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