The sum of the team's combined experience.
My view of the world, in sum.
A sum paid in reparation.
The sum of our experience.
4 is an example of the sum of 2+2.
When you have $100, this is an example of the sum of money that you have.
A child good at sums.
We're learning about division, and the sums are tricky.
A tidy sum.
The sum of forty pounds.
This is the sum of all the evidence in the case.
This is the sum and substance of his objections.
Paid an enormous sum.
- to put it briefly; in short
- to add up or collect into a whole or total
- to review briefly; summarize
Other Word Forms
Origin of sum
- 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