lump sum

noun

Definition of lump sum

:an amount of money that is paid at one time :a single sum of money
  • The bonus is paid out in a lump sum.
  • take their winnings as a lump-sum payment

Word by Word Definitions

lump play
  1. : a piece or mass of indefinite size and shape

  2. : aggregate, totality

  3. : majority

  1. : to group indiscriminately

  2. : to make into lumps

  3. : to move noisily and clumsily

  1. : not divided into parts : entire

  1. : to put up with

sum play
  1. : an indefinite or specified amount of money

  2. : the whole amount : aggregate

  3. : the utmost degree : summit

  1. : to calculate the sum of : total

  2. : summarize

  3. : to reach a sum : amount

  1. the basic monetary unit of Uzbekistan — see Money Table


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