Definition of grand total in US English:

grand total

noun

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

    • ‘Money from the sale of programmes also went to the appeal, raising between them the grand total of £1,200.’
    • ‘Although he reigned for nearly 10 years, he was only in England twice - a grand total of 160 days.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘They have now scored the grand total of 27 goals in the first two rounds of the competition.’
    • ‘In my entire school footballing career, I scored a grand total of two goals.’
    • ‘At the time of going to press, the grand total raised throughout the UK was close to the £38 million mark.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I've been to Brent's a grand total of once and wasn't as impressed as my friends.’
    • ‘In court they announced their verdict in individual amounts, not as a grand total.’
    • ‘Between Saturday and Tuesday I got a grand total of approximately 5 hours sleep.’
    • ‘At the end of the show, she had won a grand total of 25,250 euros plus a valuable holiday.’
    • ‘For that I earned a grand total of eighteen pounds and twenty six pence.’
    • ‘The grand total represented by the two volumes was, therefore, 1,262.’
    • ‘So adding everything up so far the grand total reads as thus - 18 hours and 37 minutes precisely.’
    • ‘A grand total of 6,810 euros was raised and the committee would like to thank everyone who supported the race night.’
    • ‘Last year more than 400 people took part in the event and raised a grand total of £6,000 for the charity.’
    • ‘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 felt so sorry for her when I arrived, there must have been a grand total of twelve guests, half of whom were family.’
    number, count, tally, total, running total, sum total, sum, score, reckoning, enumeration, register, record, inventory, list, listing, account, roll, roster, index, directory
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Pronunciation

grand total

/ɡrænd ˈtoʊdl//ɡrand ˈtōdl/