sum (plural sums)
- (arithmetic) A quantity obtained by addition or aggregation.
- The sum of 3 and 4 is 7.
- (arithmetic) An arithmetic computation, especially one posed to a student as an exercise (not necessarily limited to addition.)
- A quantity of money.
- A summary.
- A central idea or point.
- The utmost degree.
- (obsolete) An old English measure of corn equal to the quarter.
- 1882, The sum is also used for the quarter, and the strike for the bushel. â€” James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 207.
- (quantity obtained by addition or aggregation): amount, sum total, summation, total, totality
- (arithmetic computation): calculation, computation
- (quantity of money): amount, quantity of money, sum of money
- (summary): See summary
- (central idea or point): center/centre, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, nub, nitty-gritty, pith substance
- (utmost degree): See summit
- (obsolete: old English measure of corn): quarter
3 letters in word "sum": M S U.
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