## Definition of sum

**:**an indefinite or specified amount of money

**:**the whole amount

**:**aggregate

**:**the utmost degree

**:**summit

- reached the sum of human happiness

**:**a summary of the chief points or thoughts

**:**summation

- the sum of this criticism follows
- —C. W. Hendel

**:**gist

- the sum and substance of an argument

**:**the result of adding numbers

- the sum of 5 and 7 is 12

**:**the limit of the sum of the first

*n*terms of an infinite series as

*n*increases indefinitely

**:**numbers to be added; broadly

**:**a problem in arithmetic

**:**disjunction 2

**:**union 2d