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sum

 (sŭm)
n.
1. Mathematics
a. An amount obtained as a result of adding numbers.
b. An arithmetic problem: a child good at sums.
2. The whole amount, quantity, or number; an aggregate: the sum of the team's combined experience.
3. An amount of money: paid an enormous sum.
4. A summary: my view of the world, in sum.
5. The central idea or point; the gist.
tr.v. summed, sum·ming, sums
1. Mathematics To add.
2. To give a summary of; summarize.
Phrasal Verb:
sum up
1. To present the substance of (material) in a condensed form; summarize: sum up the day's news; concluded the lecture by summing up.
2. To describe or assess concisely: an epithet that sums up my feelings.

[Middle English summe, from Old French, from Latin summa, from feminine of summus, highest; see uper in Indo-European roots.]

sum up

vb (adverb)
1. to summarize (feelings, the main points of an argument, etc): the judge began to sum up.
2. (tr) to form a quick opinion of: I summed him up in five minutes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sum up - give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell - to say, state, or perform again; "She kept reiterating her request"
abstract - give an abstract (of)
precis - make a summary (of)
docket - make a summary or abstract of a legal document and inscribe it in a list
recap, recapitulate - summarize briefly; "Let's recapitulate the main ideas"
sum, summarise, summarize, sum up - be a summary of; "The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper"
2.sum up - be a summary of; "The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper"
sum up, summarize, summarise, resume - give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
say, state, tell - express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"
3.sum up - determine the sum ofsum up - determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
add together, add - make an addition by combining numbers; "Add 27 and 49, please!"
count, numerate, enumerate, number - determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"

sum

noun
1. A number or quantity obtained as a result of addition:
Archaic: tale.
2. An amount or quantity from which nothing is left out or held back:
Informal: work (used in plural).
Idioms: everything but the kitchen sink, lock, stock, and barrel, the whole ball of wax.
3. An organized array of individual elements and parts forming and working as a unit:
4. A condensation of the essential or main points of something:
Informal: recap.
verb
To combine (figures) to form a sum.Also used with up:
add (up), cast, foot (up), tot (up), total, totalize.
phrasal verb
sum up
To give a recapitulation of the salient facts of:
Informal: recap.
Translations
يُلَخِّصيُلَخِّصُ
shrnout
opsummere
esittää yhteenveto
rezimirati
taka saman
要約する
요약하다
räkna ihop
สรุปสาระ
tóm tắt

w>sum up

vt sep
(= review, summarize)zusammenfassen
(= evaluate rapidly)ab- or einschätzen, taxieren; she summed me up at a glancesie taxierte mich mit einem Blick
vi (also Jur) → zusammenfassen, resümieren; to sum up, we can say that …zusammenfassend or als Resümee können wir feststellen, dass …; the judge hasn’t summed up yetder Richter hat sein Resümee noch nicht gegeben

sum

(sam) noun
1. the amount or total made by two or more things or numbers added together. The sum of 12, 24, 7 and 11 is 54.
2. a quantity of money. It will cost an enormous sum to repair the swimming pool.
3. a problem in arithmetic. My children are better at sums than I am.
sum total
the complete or final total. The sum total of the damage cannot be calculated.
sum uppast tense, past participle summed verb
to give the main or important points of. He summed up the various proposals.

sum up

يُلَخِّصُ shrnout opsummere zusammenfassen ανακεφαλαιώνω recapitular esittää yhteenveto résumer rezimirati riassumere 要約する 요약하다 opsommen summere zsumować resumir подводить итог räkna ihop สรุปสาระ özetlemek tóm tắt 总结
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Here the speaker sat down in his place, And directed the Judge to refer to his notes And briefly to sum up the case.
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He said: "It's always difficult to sum up a whole year - the ups and downs, the triumphs and challenges.