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1. sum

noun. ['ˈsʌm'] a quantity of money.

Synonyms

  • deductible
  • assets
  • insurance coverage
  • purse
  • sum of money
  • amount of money
  • gross
  • contribution
  • red ink
  • red
  • amount
  • revenue
  • figure
  • peanuts
  • cash advance
  • receipts
  • paysheet
  • payroll
  • coverage
  • cash surrender value
  • gain
  • defalcation
  • advance

Antonyms

  • gain
  • divide
  • multiply
  • integrate

Etymology

  • summe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Sum

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  • plumb
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  • krumme
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  • from

Example sentences of the word sum


1. Noun, singular or mass
You will be taxed on the full amount of a lump sum that’s paid to you.

Quotes containing the word sum


1. In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
- Robert Frost

2. Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

3. Success is the sum of details.
- Harvey S. Firestone

2. sum-up

noun. a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form.

Synonyms

  • precis
  • sketch
  • synopsis
  • summary
  • abridgment
  • rundown
  • argument
  • resume
  • capsule
  • condensation
  • literary argument
  • roundup
  • abridgement
  • abstract
  • statement
  • overview
  • capitulation
  • survey
  • summation
  • conspectus
  • CV
  • compendium
  • outline
  • curriculum vitae
  • line score

Antonyms

  • official
  • con
  • pro
  • discontinue

3. sum

noun. ['ˈsʌm'] a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers.

Synonyms

  • amount
  • grand total
  • total
  • subtotal

Antonyms

  • decent
  • invisible
  • thin
  • net

Etymology

  • summe (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. sum

noun. ['ˈsʌm'] the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.

Synonyms

  • core
  • centre
  • hypostasis
  • nitty-gritty
  • center
  • bare bones
  • heart and soul
  • cognitive content
  • haecceity
  • pith
  • marrow
  • gist
  • meat
  • quiddity
  • nub
  • mental object
  • quintessence
  • substance
  • kernel
  • content
  • inwardness
  • essence
  • heart

Antonyms

  • achromatic color
  • achromatic
  • uncolored
  • bloodless

Etymology

  • summe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. sum

noun. ['ˈsʌm'] the final aggregate.

Synonyms

  • congeries
  • sum total
  • conglomeration
  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • summation
  • aggregate
  • collection

Antonyms

  • nonstandard
  • negativeness
  • negativity
  • decrease

Etymology

  • summe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. sum

noun. ['ˈsʌm'] the whole amount.

Synonyms

  • whole
  • unit
  • aggregate
  • total

Antonyms

  • paper profit
  • advantage
  • nondeductible
  • mitigated

Etymology

  • summe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. sum

verb. ['ˈsʌm'] determine the sum of.

Synonyms

  • add up
  • count
  • sum up
  • tot up
  • tot
  • tote up
  • add together
  • number
  • numerate
  • total
  • summate
  • add
  • enumerate

Antonyms

  • add
  • subtract
  • majority
  • minority

Etymology

  • summe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. sum

noun. ['ˈsʌm'] a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets.

Synonyms

  • join
  • direct sum
  • union

Antonyms

  • adequacy
  • positiveness
  • sufficiency
  • positivity

Etymology

  • summe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. sum

verb. ['ˈsʌm'] be a summary of.

Synonyms

  • state
  • sum up
  • summarize
  • summarise
  • tell
  • say

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out
  • break even

Etymology

  • summe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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