tally with (something)

tally with (something)

To match, agree with, or correspond to something else. Your numbers for last month's profit and loss report don't tally with the figures I'm getting. Her account of the events doesn't tally with the phone company's record of his cell phone usage on that night.
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tally with something

 
1. Lit. [for one set of figures] to match another set of figures. Your figures don't tally with mine. Let's add them up again. The total Sam got didn't tally with what the tax agent had come up with.
2. Fig. [for one thing] to agree or correlate with another. What you just said doesn't tally with what you told me before. His story doesn't tally with what I already know.
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