sum total

noun
Updated on: 11 Apr 2018

Definition of sum total

1 : a total arrived at through the counting of sums
2 : total result : totality

Examples of sum total in a Sentence

  1. in this case the sum total of physical evidence that a crime has been committed wouldn't fill a thimble

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First Known Use of sum total

14th century

sum total Synonyms

Near Antonyms

net;

Phrases

grand total, the whole bit, the whole kit and caboodle, the whole nine yards, the whole shebang;



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