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sum total

noun
1.
complete numerical total:
the sum total of my savings.
2.
essence; substance:
The sum total of research in the field.
Origin of sum total
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400
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sum total

The entirety, everything, as in I spent all day in the kitchen and the sum total of my efforts is this cake. [ Mid-1600s ]
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