To add together.
- to put it briefly; in short
- to add up or collect into a whole or total
- to review briefly; summarize
Other Word Forms of Sum
Origin of Sum
From the Kazakh сом (som), the Kyrgyz сом (som), the Uyghur سوم (som), and the Uzbek soÊ»m, all of which have the core signification “pure", used in elliptical reference to historical coins of pure gold.
Middle English summe from Old French from Latin summa from feminine of summus highest uper in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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