lump sum


Definition of lump sum

  1. :  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

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

    :  aggregate, totality

    :  majority

  1. :  to group indiscriminately

    :  to make into lumps

    :  to make lumps on or in

  1. :  not divided into parts :  entire

  1. :  to put up with

  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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a brief usually trivial fact

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