Meaning of SUM in English


n. 25B6; noun

a large sum of money : AMOUNT, quantity, volume.

just a small sum : AMOUNT OF MONEY, price, charge, fee, cost.

the sum of two numbers : (SUM) TOTAL, grand total, tally, aggregate, summation.

the sum of his wisdom : ENTIRETY, totality, total, whole, aggregate, summation, beginning and end.

we did sums at school : (ARITHMETICAL) PROBLEM, calculation; ( sums ) arithmetic, mathematics, computation; Brit. informal maths; N. Amer. informal math.


25A0; sum up SUMMARIZE THE EVIDENCE, review the evidence, give a summing-up.

25A0; sum someone/something up

one reviewer summed it up as ‘compelling’ : EVALUATE, assess, appraise, rate, weigh up, gauge, judge, deem, adjudge, estimate, form an opinion of.

he summed up his reasons : SUMMARIZE, make/give a summary of, precis, outline, give an outline of, recapitulate, review; informal recap.

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