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in sum

Definition of in sum

  1. 1 :  as a brief statement of the most important information in a piece of writing or speech :  in summary <In sum, we need to take better care of the poor in our city.>

  2. 2 :  in a few words <The movie was, in sum, entertaining as well as educational.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an indefinite or specified amount of money

    :  the whole amount :  aggregate

    :  the utmost degree :  summit

  1. :  to calculate the sum of :  total

    :  summarize

    :  to reach a sum :  amount

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