summate

verb sum·mate \ ˈsə-ˌmāt \

Definition of summate

summated; summating
: to add together : sum up
: to form a sum or cumulative effect

Examples of summate in a Sentence

  1. summate all of the expenses that you incurred on your last business trip

Origin and Etymology of summate

back-formation from summation

Medical Dictionary

summate

verb sum·mate \ ˈsəm-ˌāt \

medical Definition of summate

summated; summating
: to add together or sum up
  • impulses…are summated with the subliminal impulses arriving over the sensory neuron
  • —L. L. Langley et al
: to form a sum or cumulative effect

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