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Princeton's WordNet

  1. summary, sum-up(verb)

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

    "he gave a summary of the conclusions"

    Synonyms:
    summary, sum-up

  2. sum up, summarize, summarise, resume(verb)

    give a summary (of)

    "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"

    Synonyms:
    add up, summate, sum, summarise, total, add together, summarize, add, re-start, restart, take up, tally, resume, tote up, tot up, tot

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

    be a summary of

    "The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper"

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

  4. 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, sum, add up, make sense, summarize, agree, tot 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 up

    To add is to increase by adjoining or uniting: in distinction from multiply, which is to increase by repeating. To augment a thing is to increase it by any means, but this word is seldom used directly of material objects; we do not augment a house, a farm, a nation, etc. We may enlarge a house, a farm, or an empire, extend influence or dominion, augment riches, power or influence, attach or annex a building to one that it adjoins or papers to the document they refer to, annex a clause or a codicil, affix a seal or a signature, annex a territory, attach a condition to a promise. A speaker may amplify a discourse by a fuller treatment throughout than was originally planned, or he may append or subjoin certain remarks without change of what has gone before. We cast up or sum up an account, though add up and make up are now more usual expressions.

    Synonyms:
    add, adjoin, affix, amplify, annex, append, attach, augment, cast up, enlarge, extend, increase, join on, make up, subjoin

    Antonyms:
    abstract, deduct, diminish, dissever, lessen, reduce, remove, subtract, withdraw

    Preposition:
    Other items are to be added to the account.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sum up

    Synonyms:
    add, compute, cast up, add together

  2. sum up

    Synonyms:
    condense, epitomize, comprise in a few words, put in a nutshell

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sum up

    Synonyms:
    summarize, recapitulate

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How to use sum up in a sentence?

  1. ― Robert Frost:

    In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”

  2. Warren Buffett:

    You can sum up Don Keough's life in three words: Everybody loved him.

  3. Robert Frost:

    In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.

  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. William Smith:

    It's hard to sum up, it's something that's made my life worse, made my life terrible. I wish I had never started it.

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