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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

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How to use sum in a sentence?

  1. Iftekher Zaman:

    Having locked themselves in a zero-sum game of power, our political parties and leaders are not only exposing their political bankruptcy, but also expanding their distance from the people and public interest on a daily basis, this violence must stop, and people must feel safe.

  2. Katlego Marite:

    They demanded that the family should deposit a sum of 15 bitcoins, not in rands, (The parents) don't even know what these bitcoins are. They are not dealing in those things. They are in tatters as we speak.

  3. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    A hundred objective measurements didn't sum the worth of a garden only the delight of its users did that. Only the use made it mean something.

  4. Babar Ahmad:

    Eleven years of solitary confinement and isolation in ten different prisons has been an experience too profound to sum up in a few words here and now, in time, I look forward to sharing reflections on my experience to help inform others.

  5. Robert J. Collier:

    Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out...

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