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  1. sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money(noun)

    a quantity of money

    "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"

  2. sum, amount, total(noun)

    a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers

  3. sum, summation, sum total(noun)

    the final aggregate

    "the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered"

  4. kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty(noun)

    the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"

  5. sum, total, totality, aggregate(noun)

    the whole amount

  6. union, sum, join(verb)

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

    "let C be the union of the sets A and B"

  7. summarize, summarise, sum, sum up(verb)

    be a summary of

    "The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper"

  8. total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up(verb)

    determine the sum of

    "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"

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  1. Sum(noun)

    the aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars; the amount or whole of any number of individuals or particulars added together; as, the sum of 5 and 7 is 12

  2. Sum(noun)

    a quantity of money or currency; any amount, indefinitely; as, a sum of money; a small sum, or a large sum

  3. Sum(noun)

    the principal points or thoughts when viewed together; the amount; the substance; compendium; as, this is the sum of all the evidence in the case; this is the sum and substance of his objections

  4. Sum(noun)

    height; completion; utmost degree

  5. Sum(noun)

    a problem to be solved, or an example to be wrought out

  6. Sum(verb)

    to bring together into one whole; to collect into one amount; to cast up, as a column of figures; to ascertain the totality of; -- usually with up

  7. Sum(verb)

    to bring or collect into a small compass; to comprise in a few words; to condense; -- usually with up

  8. Sum(verb)

    to have (the feathers) full grown; to furnish with complete, or full-grown, plumage

  9. Origin: [OE. summe, somme, OF. sume, some, F. somme, L. summa, fr. summus highest, a superlative from sub under. See Sub-, and cf. Supreme.]

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  1. Sum

    Sum, sumu, sumon, and somon are a type of administrative district used in China, Mongolia, and Russia.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SUM' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2615

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SUM' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1945

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SUM' in Nouns Frequency: #837

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SUM' in Verbs Frequency: #895

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