enumeration vs tally what difference

what is difference between enumeration and tally

English

Etymology

From Middle French énumération.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

enumeration (plural enumerations)

  1. The act of enumerating, making separate mention, or recounting.
    Synonyms: numbering, telling; see also Thesaurus:counting
  2. A detailed account, in which each thing is specially noticed.
  3. A recapitulation, in the peroration, of the heads of an argument.
  4. (programming) A data type that allows variables to have any of a predefined set of values.
    Synonym: enum
    • 2010, Robert W. Sebesta, Concepts of Programming Languages, Addison-Wesley Longman, page 261:
      In Ada, enumeration literals are allowed to appear in more than one declaration in the same referencing environment.

Related terms

  • enumerate

Translations

Anagrams

  • mountaineer


English

Etymology 1

Clipping of tallyho.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtæli/
  • Hyphenation: tal‧ly
  • Rhymes: -æli

Interjection

tally

  1. (radio, aviation) Target sighted.
    (Air Traffic Control): Speedbird 123, New York, traffic at two o’clock, seven miles, a Boeing 737, west-bound, at 4000 feet.
    (Pilot): New York, Speedbird 123, tally.
Usage notes

In aviation radio usage, more common than original tallyho. In civilian aviation usage, the official term for “traffic sighted” is “traffic in sight”.

Synonyms
  • (target sighted): tallyho

Etymology 2

From Middle English talie, from Anglo-Norman tallie and Old French taille (notch in a piece of wood signifying a debt), from Medieval Latin tallia, from Latin talea (a cutting, rod, stick).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtæli/
  • Hyphenation: tal‧ly
  • Rhymes: -æli

Noun

tally (plural tallies)

  1. Abbreviation of tally stick.
  2. (by extension) One of two books, sheets of paper, etc., on which corresponding accounts were kept.
  3. (by extension) Any account or score kept by notches or marks, whether on wood or paper, or in a book, especially one kept in duplicate.
  4. One thing made to suit another; a match; a mate.
    • c. 1690, John Dryden, Don Sebastian, Act V, scene 1:
      So paired, so suited in their minds and persons,
      That they were framed the tallies for each other.
  5. A notch, mark, or score made on or in a tally; as, to make or earn a score or tally in a game.
  6. A tally shop.
  7. A ribbon on a sailor’s cap bearing the name of the ship or the (part of) the navy to which they belong.
  8. (informal, regional, dated) A state of cohabitation, living with another individual in an intimate relationship outside of marriage.
Translations

See also

  • Five-bar gate tally

Etymology 3

From Middle English talien, from the noun (see above). Also from Medieval Latin taliare

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtæli/
  • Hyphenation: tal‧ly
  • Rhymes: -æli

Verb

tally (third-person singular simple present tallies, present participle tallying, simple past and past participle tallied)

  1. (transitive) To count something.
  2. (transitive) To mathematically calculate a numeric result.
  3. (transitive) To record something by making marks.
  4. (transitive) To make things correspond or agree with each other.
  5. (intransitive) To keep score.
  6. (intransitive) To correspond or agree.
  7. (nautical) To check off, as parcels of freight going inboard or outboard.
Synonyms
  • (count something): enumerate, number; see also Thesaurus:count
Derived terms
  • tally up
Translations

Etymology 4

From Middle English tally, talliche, equivalent to tall +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɔli/, /ˈtɔl.li/
  • (cotcaught merger, Canada) IPA(key): /ˈtɑli/, /ˈtɑl.li/
  • Hyphenation: tally

Adverb

tally (comparative more tally, superlative most tally)

  1. (obsolete) In a tall way; stoutly; with spirit.
    • c. 1612, Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, The Captain, Act II, scene ii:
      And you, Lodovick, / That stand so tally on your reputation, / You shall be he shall speak it.

Further reading

  • tally in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • tally at OneLook Dictionary Search

References


Middle English

Alternative forms

  • talliche, tawly

Etymology

tal (adjective) +‎ -ly (adverbial)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaliː/

Adverb

tally

  1. properly, suitably, becomingly

Descendants

  • English: tally (obsolete)
  • Yola: taullee

References

  • “tallī, adv.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

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