summate

verb
sum·​mate | \ˈsə-ˌmāt \
summated; summating

Definition of summate 

transitive verb

: to add together : sum up

intransitive verb

: to form a sum or cumulative effect

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Examples of summate in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of summate

1900, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for summate

back-formation from summation

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The first known use of summate was in 1900

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summate

verb
sum·​mate | \ˈsəm-ˌāt \
summated; summating

Medical Definition of summate 

transitive verb

: to add together or sum up impulses…are summated with the subliminal impulses arriving over the sensory neuron— L. L. Langley et al

intransitive verb

: to form a sum or cumulative effect

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