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sum

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sum

  1. 1 a complete amount of something the sum of human knowledge on that subject Synonyms of sum aggregate, full, whole, summation, sum total, total, totalityWords Related to sum gross; completeness, comprehensiveness, cumulativeness, entirety; bulk, lion's share, mass; enchilada, schmearNear Antonyms of sum net

  2. 2 a short statement of the main points the district attorney delivered a sum of the evidence against the accused that was simply staggering Synonyms of sum abstract, breviary, brief, capsule, conspectus, digest, encapsulation, epitome, inventory, outline, précis, recap, recapitulation, résumé (or resume also resumé), roundup, rundown, run-through, summary, summa, summarization, summing-up, sum-up, synopsis, wrap-upWords Related to sum abbreviation, abridgment (or abridgement), compend, compendium, condensation, curtailment, shortening; simplification, streamlining; rehash, reprise; conclusion, epilogue (also epilog)Near Antonyms of sum amplification, enlargement, expansion; addendum, supplement

  3. 3 the highest part or point he declared that he had reached the sum of joy when his newborn daughter was laid in his arms Synonyms of sum acme, apex, apogee, capstone, climax, crescendo, crest, crown, culmination, head, high noon, high tide, high-water mark, meridian, ne plus ultra, noon, noontime, peak, pinnacle, height, summit, tip-top, top, zenithWords Related to sum bloom, blossom, flood tide, flower, glory, heyday, prime; cap, ceiling, roof; extreme, extremity, tip, vertex; high, highlight, highspotNear Antonyms of sum abyss, base, foot; minimumAntonyms of sum bottom, nadir, rock bottom

  4. 4 the central part or aspect of something under consideration the sum of the issue is: who will pay for this? Synonyms of sum bottom line, bull's-eye, centerpiece, core, essence, gist, heart, kernel, keynote, meat, meat and potatoes, net, nub, nubbin, nucleus, pith, pivot, point, root, cruxWords Related to sum course, direction, drift, tenor; body, content, substance; hypothesis, proposition, purport, subject, theme, thesis


sum

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sum

  1. to combine (numbers) into a single sum can sum figures in his head faster than I can punch them into a calculator Synonyms of sum cast (up), foot (up), add, summate, tot (up), total, totalize, tote (up)Words Related to sum calculate, cipher, compute, figure, reckon, table, tabulate, tally, work out; divide, multiply, subtract; count, enumerate, number, tell; recompute, refigure



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