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subtotal

[suhb-toht-l, suhb-toht-] /ˈsʌbˌtoʊt l, sʌbˈtoʊt-/
noun
1.
the sum or total of a part of a group or column of figures, as in an accounting statement.
adjective
2.
somewhat less than complete; not total:
subtotal commitment.
verb (used with object), subtotaled, subtotaling or (especially British) subtotalled, subtotalling.
3.
to determine a subtotal for, as figures.
verb (used without object), subtotaled, subtotaling or (especially British) subtotalled, subtotalling.
4.
to determine a subtotal.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; sub- + total
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Examples for subtotal
  • subtotal or partial thyroidectomy removes part of the thyroid gland.
  • Once selected you will see the discount amount displayed in the itinerary subtotal on the right side of the flights page.
  • Calculate each subtotal according to the format of the expense report.
  • Most common procedure for the resection of gastric cancers located in middle or lower stomach is distal subtotal gastrectomy.
British Dictionary definitions for subtotal

subtotal

/sʌbˈtəʊtəl; ˈsʌbˌtəʊtəl/
noun
1.
the total made up by a column of figures, etc, forming part of the total made up by a larger column or group
verb -tals, -talling, -talled (US) -tals, -taling, -taled
2.
to establish or work out a subtotal for (a column, group, etc)
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Word Origin and History for subtotal
n.

1906, from sub- + total (n.). The verb is attested from 1936.

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