sum up

verb

Definition of sum up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to be the sum of :  bring to a total <10 victories summed up his record>

  3. 2a :  to present or show succinctly :  summarize <sum up the evidence presented>b :  to assess and then describe briefly :  size up

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to present a summary or recapitulation

Examples of sum up in a sentence

  1. <in summing up the evidence against the defendant, the district attorney presented fact after damning fact>

15th Century

First Known Use of sum up

15th century



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