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

4 senses of summation

Sense 1

summation, summing up, rundown -- (a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court))

=> summary, sum-up -- (a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions")

Sense 2

summation -- ((physiology) the process whereby multiple stimuli can produce a response (in a muscle or nerve or other part) that one stimulus alone does not produce)

=> organic process, biological process -- (a process occurring in living organisms)

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

summation, addition, plus -- (the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers; "the summation of four and three gives seven"; "four plus three equals seven")

=> arithmetic operation -- (a mathematical operation involving numbers)