Definition of grand total in English:

grand total

noun

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

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

/ɡrand ˈtōdl/