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  1. sum
    IPA[səm]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. find the sum of (two or more amounts):

      if we 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
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: sum, plural noun: sums

    • 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
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