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Synonyms for sum
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money(noun)

    a quantity of money

    "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, sum total, marrow, meat, join, quantity, core, summation, total, aggregate, amount of money, union, gist, heart and soul, totality, sum of money, substance, nub, center, centre, kernel, measure, amount, essence, heart, inwardness, pith

  2. sum, amount, total(noun)

    a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, sum total, marrow, meat, join, quantity, core, summation, total, aggregate, amount of money, union, gist, heart and soul, totality, sum of money, substance, nub, center, centre, kernel, measure, amount, essence, heart, inwardness, pith

  3. sum, summation, sum total(noun)

    the final aggregate

    "the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered"

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, rundown, sum total, marrow, meat, join, core, summation, total, aggregate, amount of money, union, gist, heart and soul, totality, sum of money, substance, nub, center, centre, kernel, plus, amount, essence, summing up, heart, inwardness, pith, addition

  4. kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    affection, summation, warmness, sum of money, sum total, means, affectionateness, substance, center of attention, center field, content, nucleus, plaza, meaning, meat, bone marrow, centre, burden, stub, center, tenderness, snapper, core, totality, marrow, heart and soul, fondness, total, nerve, core group, internality, marrow squash, nerve center, shopping center, aggregate, nub, join, kernel, nitty-gritty, union, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, nubble, bosom, mall, essence, ticker, message, pump, magnetic core, effect, mettle, shopping centre, perfume, spunk, philia, subject matter, amount of money, midpoint, vegetable marrow, eye, amount, middle

  5. sum, total, totality, aggregate(noun)

    the whole amount

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, sum total, marrow, meat, join, entirety, core, summation, total, aggregate, amount of money, union, gist, heart and soul, totality, sum of money, substance, nub, center, conglomeration, centre, kernel, amount, essence, entireness, congeries, heart, integrality, inwardness, pith

  6. union, sum, join(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    trade union, marriage, matrimony, juncture, substance, wedlock, conglutination, meat, centre, jointure, center, summation, conjugation, core, unification, marrow, articulation, coupling, join, aggregate, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, mating, pairing, gist, trades union, inwardness, amount of money, pith, heart, amount, essence, junction, sum of money, heart and soul, labor union, brotherhood, totality, total, joint, union, spousal relationship, sum total, sexual union, uniting

  7. summarize, summarise, sum, sum up(verb)

    be a summary of

    "The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper"

    Synonyms:
    summarise, resume, sum up, add, summarize, total, tally, tot up, add up, summate, tote up, tot, add together

  8. total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up(verb)

    determine the sum of

    "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"

    Synonyms:
    supply, tot, resume, tote up, bring, impart, hit, rack up, add, match, fit, add up, make sense, summarize, agree, tot up, sum up, chalk up, summarise, bestow, number, score, gibe, append, tally, correspond, come, add together, jibe, contribute, total, summate, lend, amount, check

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sum

    Synonyms:
    aggregate, entirety, mass, quantity, sum total, total, whole

    Antonyms:
    atom, corpuscle, element, grain, iota, jot, mite, molecule, particle, scintilla, scrap, shred, tittle, whit

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sum(n)

    Synonyms:
    aggregate, total, example, problem, whole, amount, quantity, collection, substance, gist, tenor, height, completion, drift, bearing

    Antonyms:
    part, portion, item, imperfection, incompleteness, miscalculation, misinterpretation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sum(n.)

    Synonyms:
    aggregate amount, total, totality, the whole, sum total, gross amount

  2. sum(n.)

    Synonyms:
    quantity of money

  3. sum(n.)

    Synonyms:
    SUMMARY, sum and substance

  4. sum(n.)

    Synonyms:
    question (in arithmetic), problem

  5. sum(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    add, add together, sum up, cast up

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sum(n)

    Synonyms:
    amount, total, aggregate, sum total, problem, example

  2. sum(v)

    Synonyms:
    cast up, add, compute, summarize

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    amount, somme, yoshiro, mori, summary, summation, money, total, short, figure, utmost, suma, t, sen, quantity

How to pronounce sum?

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How to use sum in a sentence?

  1. Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk:

    The transit contract is not fair for Ukraine and more than $10 billion should be paid to Naftogaz from Gazprom to compensate for losses. In this way, the overall sum we are seeking from Gazprom in terms of the gas supply contract and the transit contract is already over $16 million.

  2. Vi Putnam:

    The entire sum of existence is the magic of being needed by just one other person.

  3. Josh Hawley:

    Yeah, yeah, it certainly wasn't my plan, but I tell you what, I think the future of the country is at stake and the two words that sum that up for me are' Supreme Court,'.

  4. Kayvan Sylvan:

    Dubito ergo sum - I doubt therefore I am

  5. Public Accounts Committee:

    The sum paid by Google seems disproportionately small when compared with the size of Google’s business in the UK.


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