# sum+total

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**sum**— I (tally) noun compendium, essence, figure, gist, idea conveyed, meaning, score, substance, summary II (total) noun aggregate amount, all, entirety, everything, gross amount, sum total, the whole, totality, wholeness associated concepts: sum paid …22

**sum**— (n.) late 13c., quantity or amount of money, from Anglo Fr. and O.Fr. summe (13c.), from L. summa total number, whole, essence, gist, noun use of fem. of summus highest, from PIE *sup mos , from root *uper over (see SUPER (Cf. super )). The sense …23

**total**— [adj] complete, thorough absolute, all out, comprehensive, consummate, downright, entire, every, full, full blown, full scale, gross, inclusive, integral, out and out, outright, overall, perfect, plenary, positive, sheer, sweeping, thoroughgoing …24

**sum**— ► NOUN 1) a particular amount of money. 2) the total amount resulting from the addition of two or more numbers or amounts. 3) an arithmetical problem, especially at an elementary level. ► VERB (summed, summing) (sum up) 1) conci …25

**sum**— [n] total aggregate, all, amount, body, bulk, entirety, entity, epitome, gross, integral, mass, quantity, reckoning, résumé, score, structure, summary, summation, sum total*, synopsis, system, tally, totality, value, whole, works*, worth;… …26

**sum**— I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. quantity, amount; total, aggregate, sum total; substance, gist; problem; summary. See whole, money. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. amount, total, quantity, sum total, aggregate, gross, tally, whole,… …27

**sum**— ▪ I. sum sum 1 [sʌm] noun [countable] 1. an amount of money: • Large sums of money are spent on advertising campaigns. • The company was sold for a sum estimated at $2.3 billion. ˌcapital ˈsum 1 …28

**sum**— I. /sʌm / (say sum) noun 1. the aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars as determined by mathematical process: the sum of 5 and 7 is 12. 2. a particular aggregate or total, especially with reference to money: the… …29

**sum**— n 1. aggregate, total, sum total, grand total, answer; gross amount, gross, bottom line, total cost or price; gross income, receipts, proceeds, Inf. take; tale, tally, score, final score, end result, outcome. 2. amount, quantity, count, measure,… …30

**sum**— sum1 W2S3 [sʌm] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(money)¦ 2 the sum of something 3 greater/more/better etc than the sum of its parts 4¦(calculation)¦ 5 do your sums 6 in sum ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: summe, from Latin s …