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sum

noun

1 sum

A quantity of money:
— He borrowed a large sum.

synonyms: amount, amount of money, sum of money.

Roget 84: number, symbol, numeral, figure, cipher, digit, integer; counter; round number; formula; function; series.    sum, difference, ... show more

Roget 800: money, legal tender; money matters, money market; finance; accounts etc. 811; funds, treasure; capital, stock; assets etc. ... show more

Dutch: geldsom, bedrag, beloop, schijf, som, somma
Polish: grosz



2 sum

A quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers.

synonyms: amount, total.

Dutch: som, totaal
Polish: suma

3 sum

The final aggregate:
— The sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered.

synonyms: sum total, summation.

Dutch: eindresultaat, eindscore, eindstand, eindtotaal
Polish: całokształt, suma

4 sum

The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.

synonyms: center, centre, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow ... show more.

Roget 25: quantity, magnitude; size etc. (dimensions) 192; amplitude, magnitude, mass, amount, sum, quantum, measure, ... show more

Dutch: bijzonderheid, essentialia, essentie, grond, hoofdpunt, hoofdzaak, hypostase, kern, kerngedachte, kernpunt ... show more
Polish: istota, esencja, sedno, jądro, meritum, kwintesencja

5 sum

The whole amount.

synonyms: aggregate, total, totality.

Roget 50: whole, totality, integrity; totalness etc. adj.; entirety, ensemble, collectiveness; unity etc. 87; completeness etc. ... show more

Dutch: totaal, totaalbedrag

6 sum

A set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets.

synonyms: join, union.

verb

1 sum

Be a summary of:
— The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper.

synonyms: sum up, summarise, summarize.

2 sum

Determine the sum of.

synonyms: add, add together, add up, sum up, summate, tally, tot, tot up, total, tote up.

Roget 85: number, count, tally, tell; call over, run over; take an account of, enumerate, muster, poll, recite, recapitulate; sum; ... show more


Moby thesaurus: account, add, add up, addend, affective meaning, aggregate, all, amount, amount of money, amplitude, batch, be-all and end-all, bearing, body, box score, budget, bulk, bunch, cast, cast up ... show more.

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