sum-up

noun
\ ˈsəm-ˌəp How to pronounce sum-up (audio) \

Definition of sum-up

 (Entry 1 of 2)

sum up

verb
summed up; summing up; sums up

Definition of sum up (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : to be the sum of : bring to a total 10 victories summed up his record
2a : to present or show succinctly : summarize sum up the evidence presented
b : to assess and then describe briefly : size up

intransitive verb

: to present a summary or recapitulation

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Examples of sum-up in a Sentence

Verb

in summing up the evidence against the defendant, the district attorney presented fact after damning fact

First Known Use of sum-up

Noun

1894, in the meaning defined above

Verb

15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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sum total

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sum-up

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The first known use of sum-up was in the 15th century

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