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"
sum, amount, total(noun)
a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
sum, summation, sum total(noun)
the final aggregate
"the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered"
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"
sum, total, totality, aggregate(noun)
the whole amount
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"
summarize, summarise, sum, sum up(verb)
be a summary of
"The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper"
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"
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
a quantity of money or currency; any amount, indefinitely; as, a sum of money; a small sum, or a large sum
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
height; completion; utmost degree
a problem to be solved, or an example to be wrought out
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
to bring or collect into a small compass; to comprise in a few words; to condense; -- usually with up
to have (the feathers) full grown; to furnish with complete, or full-grown, plumage
Origin: [OE. summe, somme, OF. sume, some, F. somme, L. summa, fr. summus highest, a superlative from sub under. See Sub-, and cf. Supreme.]
Sum, sumu, sumon, and somon are a type of administrative district used in China, Mongolia, and Russia.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sum, n. the amount of two or more things taken together: the whole of anything: a quantity of money: a problem in arithmetic: chief points: substance or result of reasoning: summary: height: completion.—v.t. to collect into one amount or whole: to count: to bring into a few words:—pr.p. sum′ming; pa.t. and pa.p. summed.—adj. Sum′less, not to be summed or counted: incalculable.—ns. Sum′mer, one who sums; Sum′ming, the act of one who sums, arithmetic; Sum′ming-up, a recapitulation or review of the leading points, a judge's summary survey of the evidence given to a jury before it withdraws to consider its verdict; Sum′mist, one who makes a summary, esp. a theological compendium. [Fr.,—L. summa—summus, supremus, highest, superl. of superus, on high—super, above.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'SUM' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2615
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'SUM' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1945
Rank popularity for the word 'SUM' in Nouns Frequency: #837
Rank popularity for the word 'SUM' in Verbs Frequency: #895
The numerical value of SUM in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of SUM in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of al evil, the sum of all blessings.
Benjamin Hey, who wants Chinese Takeout I know a great place Wayne I'll have the cream of sum yung guy.
Ama me fideliter Fidem meam noto De corde totaliter Et ex mente tota, Sum presentialiter Absens in remota.
While my interest in natural history has added very little to my sum of achievement, it has added immeasurably to my sum of enjoyment in life.
This gives us a megaphone, we think the sum total of using the voices of all of these companies is greater than the sum total of a singular financial gift.
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Translations for SUM
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- مجموع, مبلغArabic
- součet, částka, sumaCzech
- Summe, summierenGerman
- άθροισμα, αθροίζω, ποσό, πράξηGreek
- adición, suma, sumar, cantidadSpanish
- laskea yhteen, summata, summa, laskutehtäväFinnish
- somme, calcul, additionnerFrench
- suimScottish Gaelic
- samtala, summaIcelandic
- somma, sommareItalian
- 総額, 金額Japanese
- pūranga moniMāori
- som, bijeentellen, rekensom, optellenDutch
- sumNorwegian Nynorsk
- soma, quantia, somar, adiçãoPortuguese
- сумма, суть, задача, складывать, суммироватьRussian
- räkneuppgift, summa, som, belopp, kärna, addera, kontenta, matematikuppgift, matematikexempel, summeraSwedish
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