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sum

 
Noun sum has 7 senses
  1. sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money - a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
    --1 is a kind of assets
    --1 has particulars:
     gain; cash surrender value; contribution; deductible; defalcation; loss, red ink, red; figure; coverage, insurance coverage; advance, cash advance; payroll, paysheet; peanuts; purse; purse
  2. sum, amount, total - a quantity obtained by addition
    --2 is a kind of quantity
    --2 has particulars: polynomial, multinomial
    Derived forms: verb sum2, verb summate1
  3. sum, summation, sum total - the final aggregate; "the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered"
    --3 is a kind of collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
    --3 has particulars: aggregate, congeries, conglomeration
    Derived forms: verb sum2, verb summate2, verb summate1
  4. kernel, substance, core, center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty - the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
    --4 is a kind of content, cognitive content, mental object
    --4 has particulars:
     bare bones; hypostasis; quiddity, haecceity; quintessence; stuff
    Derived form: verb summate2
  5. sum, total, totality, aggregate - the whole amount
    --5 is a kind of whole, whole thing, unit
    Derived forms: verb sum2, verb summate1
  6. sum - the basic unit of money in Uzbekistan
    --6 is a kind of
    Uzbekistani monetary unit
  7. union, sum, join - a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets; "let C be the union of the sets A and B"
    --7 is a kind of set
    --7 has particulars: direct sum
Verb sum has 2 senses
  1. summarize, summarise, sum, sum up - be a summary of; "The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper"
    --1 is one way to state, say, tell
    Derived form: noun summation1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up - determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
    --2 is one way to count, number, enumerate, numerate
    Derived forms: noun sum5, noun sum3, noun sum2, noun summation4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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