Tally in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Tally

a count that usually represents a score, money, number of wins, etc

Examples of Tally in a sentence

The prisoner kept a running tally of his incarceration by marking his cell wall with a white line for each day he spent behind bars. 🔊

Before there were calculators, merchant would use an abacus to tally up debts owed. 🔊

It was once common practice for customers and sellers to own duplicate tally sticks where each notch in the wood represented a specific amount of money owed. 🔊

After the final round, the nervous gymnasts waited impatiently for the judges to tally their scores. 🔊

After an election, it takes several hours for officials to tally the number of votes for each candidate. 🔊

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