- to add together; total; sum up.
Origin of summate
First recorded in 1895–1900; back formation from summation
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Examples from the Web for summate
They accumulate in time, finally they summate, and exercise their influence even at the beginning of the service.Criminal Psychology
Word Origin and History for summate
1900, Modern Latin summatus, past participle of summare "to sum" (see summation). Related: Summated; summating.
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