First Known Use of sum-up
Synonymsabstract, breviary, brief, capsule, conspectus, digest, encapsulation, epitome, inventory, outline, précis, recap, recapitulation, résumé (or resume also resumé), roundup, rundown, run-through, sum, summa, summarization, summing-up, sum-up, synopsis, wrap-up
Related Wordsabbreviation, abridgment (or abridgement), compend, compendium, condensation, curtailment, shortening; simplification, streamlining; rehash, reprise; conclusion, epilogue (also epilog)
Near Antonymsamplification, enlargement, expansion; addendum, supplement
Definition of sum up
- 10 victories summed up his record
- sum up the evidence presented
Examples of sum up in a Sentence
in summing up the evidence against the defendant, the district attorney presented fact after damning fact
Recent Examples of sum up from the Web
At first pass, the club's formal activities through the holiday break can be summed up the same way as ever before.
My way to sum up Saban’s time was to talk with Tony Egues, the former equipment manager.
My ideal morning at James can be summed up in three words: Lemon Ricotta Pancakes.
The contrast in the attitudes toward death in Mexico in the United States was summed up in a famous passage about the Day of the Dead by Mexican author, and Nobel Laureate, Octavio Paz in his 1950 work, The Labyrinth of Solitude.
Franks’ rough day was summed up during a play in the third quarter.
One word summed up Andrean's defensive performance Friday night: relentless.
That was summed up in the United Airlines fiasco, when a passenger was bloodied and disoriented after he was dragged off a flight.
West Ham's half was summed up with fans desperately calling for a shot from Lanzini, who obliged, blasting his shot from outside the area well over Simon Mignolet's goal.
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First Known Use of sum up
sum up Synonyms
Synonymsabstract, boil down, brief, digest, encapsulate, epitomize, outline, recap, recapitulate, reprise, summarize, synopsize, wrap up
Related Wordsabridge, condense, curtail, cut back, shorten; downsize, shrink; concentrate, consolidate; decoct, essentialize; simplify, streamline
Near Antonymselongate, extend, lengthen, prolong, protract; amplify, elaborate (on or upon), enlarge (on or upon), expand, supplement
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