summate

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verb sum·mate \ˈsə-ˌmāt\

Definition of summate

summated

summating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to add together :  sum up

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  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


First Known Use: 1900


Medical Dictionary

summate

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verb sum·mate \ˈsəm-ˌāt\

Medical Definition of summate

summated

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summating

  1. transitive verb

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

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to form a sum or cumulative effect


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