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sum

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1 a complete amount of something

  • the sum of human knowledge on that subject
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grand total, the whole bit, the whole kit and caboodle, the whole nine yards, the whole shebang

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net

2 a short statement of the main points

  • the district attorney delivered a sum of the evidence against the accused that was simply staggering
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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
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4 the central part or aspect of something under consideration

  • the sum of the issue is: who will pay for this?
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sum and substance, the long and short (or the long and the short)


sum

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to combine (numbers) into a single sum

  • can sum figures in his head faster than I can punch them into a calculator
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put together



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