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Sum meaning

sum - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. the basic unit of money in Uzbekistan
  2. 2. The aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars; the amount or whole of any number of individuals or particulars added together; as, the sum of 5 and 7 is 12.
  3. 3. A quantity of money or currency; any amount, indefinitely; as, a sum of money; a small sum, or a large sum.
  4. 4. The principal points or thoughts when viewed together; the amount; the substance; compendium; as, this is the sum of all the evidence in the case; this is the sum and substance of his objections.
  5. 5. Height; completion; utmost degree.
  6. 6. A problem to be solved, or an example to be wrought out.
  7. 7. To bring together into one whole; to collect into one amount; to cast up, as a column of figures; to ascertain the totality of; -- usually with up.
  8. 8. To bring or collect into a small compass; to comprise in a few words; to condense; -- usually with up.
  9. 9. To have ( the feathers) full grown; to furnish with complete, or full- grown, plumage.
  10. 10. The whole of anything; amount of quantities taken together; quantity of money; problem in arithmetic.
  11. 11. To collect into a total; present in brief, or as a result.

sum - examples of usage

  1. It is but a small sum of money, yet it is often all she is worth. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. I mean, you must name a sum; and it must be ready. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  3. You'd better arsk sum of t'others. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
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