the sum total

Definition of the sum total

:the whole amount :the entire total of something usually + of
  • The sum total of the payments will be $28,000.
  • That's the sum total of what I know about cars.

Word by Word Definitions

sum play
  1. : an indefinite or specified amount of money

  2. : the whole amount : aggregate

  3. : the utmost degree : summit

  1. : to calculate the sum of : total

  2. : summarize

  3. : to reach a sum : amount

  1. the basic monetary unit of Uzbekistan — see Money Table

total play
  1. : comprising or constituting a whole : entire

  2. : absolute, utter

  3. : involving a complete and unified effort especially to achieve a desired effect

  1. : a product of addition : sum

  2. : an entire quantity : amount

  1. : to add up : compute

  2. : to amount to : number

  3. : to make a total wreck of : demolish

  1. : totally


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