Definition of sum
- reached the sum of human happiness
- the sum of this criticism follows
- —C. W. Hendel
- the sum and substance of an argument
can sum figures in his head faster than I can punch them into a calculator
First Known Use: 1993See Words from the same year
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of very fine texture or delicate form
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