Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sum

6 senses of sum

Sense 1
sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money -- (a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient")
       => assets -- (anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company)

Sense 2
sum, amount, total -- (a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers)
       => quantity -- (the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable)

Sense 3
sum, summation, sum total -- (the final aggregate; "the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered")
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 4
kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty -- (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")
       => content, cognitive content, mental object -- (the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned)

Sense 5
sum, total, totality, aggregate -- (the whole amount)
       => whole, unit -- (an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit")

Sense 6
union, sum, join -- (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")
       => set -- (a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sum

2 senses of sum

Sense 1
summarize, summarise, sum, sum up -- (be a summary of; "The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper")
       => state, say, tell -- (express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name")

Sense 2
total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up -- (determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town")
       => count, number, enumerate, numerate -- (determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change")

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