- sumIPA[səm]
### noun

#### 1. a particular amount of money:

they could not afford such a**sum**#### 2. the total amount resulting from the addition of two or more numbers, amounts, or items:

the**sum**of two prime numbers#### 3. the total amount of something that exists:

the**sum**of his own knowledge#### 4. an arithmetical problem, especially at an elementary level:

do your**sums**, then the shock will not be too greatSynonym : arithmetical problem, problem, calculation, reckoning, tally, question, arithmetic, mathematics, figures, numbers, computation, maths, math

### verb

#### 1. find the

if we**sum**of (two or more amounts):**sum**these equations we obtain X#### 2. (of two or more amounts) add up to a specified total:

these additional probabilities must**sum**to 1

### Variation

#### n.: noun:

**sum**, plural noun:**sums**

### Phrase

#### noun

a particular amount of money:the total amount resulting from the addition of two or more numbers, amounts, or items:

#### verb

find the**sum**of (two or more amounts):

#### noun

a lump**sum**of money payable to an insured person or paid as an initial fee or investment:

#### noun

another term for**sum**

#### adjective

relating to or denoting a situation in which whatever is gained by one side is lost by the other:

#### to

**sum**up; in summary

#### noun

a small Chinese cabbage of a variety with mild-tasting leaves and small edible yellow flowers.

#### noun

a single payment made at a particular time, as opposed to a number of smaller payments or installments:

#### noun

a Chinese dish of small steamed or fried savory dumplings containing various fillings, served as a snack or main course.

#### give a brief summary