sum

sum
sumless, adj.sumlessness, n.
/sum/, n., v., summed, summing.
n.
1. the aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars as determined by or as if by the mathematical process of addition: The sum of 6 and 8 is 14.
2. a particular aggregate or total, esp. with reference to money: The expenses came to an enormous sum.
3. an indefinite amount or quantity, esp. of money: to lend small sums.
4. a series of numbers or quantities to be added up.
5. an arithmetical problem to be solved, or such a problem worked out and having the various steps shown.
6. the full amount, or the whole.
7. the substance or gist of a matter, comprehensively or broadly viewed or expressed: the sum of his opinions.
8. concise or brief form: in sum.
9. Math.
a. the limit of the sequence of partial sums of a given infinite series.
b. union (def. 10a).
10. a summary.
v.t.
11. to combine into an aggregate or total (often fol. by up).
12. to ascertain the sum of, as by addition.
13. to bring into or contain in a small compass (often fol. by up).
v.i.
14. to amount (usually fol. by to or into): Their expenses summed into the thousands.
15. sum up,
a. to reckon: We summed up our assets and liabilities.
b. to bring into or contain in a brief and comprehensive statement; summarize: to sum up the case for the prosecution.
c. to form a quick estimate of: I summed him up in a minute.
[1250-1300; (n.) ME summe < L summa sum, n. use of fem. of summus highest, superl. of superus (see SUPERIOR); (v.) ME summen ( < OF summer) < ML summare, deriv. of summa]
Syn. 1. See number.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР
Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Sum 41 — Sum 41 …   Википедия

  • Sum 41 — Datos generales Origen Ajax, Ontario, Canadá …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sum 41 — lors du West Palm Beach Warped Tour, en 2010 Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sum — Sum, n. [OE. summe, somme, OF. sume, some, F. somme, L. summa, fr. summus highest, a superlative from sub under. See {Sub }, and cf. {Supreme}.] 1. The aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars; the amount or whole… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sum — [sum; ] for n. 6 [ so͞om] n. [ME somme < MFr < L summa, fem. of summus, highest, superl. < base of super: see SUPER ] 1. an amount of money [a sum paid in reparation] 2. the whole amount; totality; aggregate [the sum of our experience] 3 …   English World dictionary

  • SUM — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda SUM Información personal Origen Santiago,  Chile …   Wikipedia Español

  • sum — I (tally) noun compendium, essence, figure, gist, idea conveyed, meaning, score, substance, summary II (total) noun aggregate amount, all, entirety, everything, gross amount, sum total, the whole, totality, wholeness associated concepts: sum paid …   Law dictionary

  • Sum'ay — (auch Sama ay u.ä.; altsüdarabisch s1mʿy) war ein Königreich und späterer Stamm im Westen des altsüdarabischen Reiches Saba, im jemenitischen Hochland. Der Name rührt vom Stamm Sama bzw. dessen Stammesgott Sama, der etwa im 4. Jahrhundert v. Chr …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Šum — Шум Shumi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • šum — šȗm m <N mn šúmovi> DEFINICIJA neodređeni zvuk umjerene jačine koji nastaje nepravilnim titrajem, treperenjem zvučnih valova različite duljine i postojanosti [šum potoka; šum u glavi; šum u primanju emisije radija; šum srca, pat.]… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Sum — steht für: eine Universität in Moskau, siehe Staatliche Universität für Management Eine Verwaltungseinheit in mongolischsprachigen Gebieten, siehe Sum (Verwaltungsgliederung) Für diese Verwaltungseinheit in der Mongolei siehe Sum (Mongolei) Für… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”