# sum

## Origin of sum

## Synonyms for sum

See more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com## SUM

## sum-

## cogito, ergo sum

## Related Words for sum

bulk, amount, worth, value, quantity, body, gross, works, tally, integral, system, entity, aggregate, synopsis, score, mass, totality, summation, epitome, reckoning## Examples from the Web for sum

### Contemporary Examples of sum

On the other hand, they are viewing their donors, and their future children, not as whole people but as the sum of certain parts.

Have Sperm, Will Travel: The ‘Natural Inseminators’ Helping Women Avoid the Sperm BankElizabeth Picciuto

November 29, 2014

But when it comes to the value of antiquities for human history, the sum of the parts is not greater than the whole.

In sum, SARS spread to many more countries than Ebola has so far.

Two years later, in 1959, the Germans proposed a settlement of less than half the sum Paul had claimed.

As the economy soured, Californians began to think in terms of limited resources and came to see migration as a zero sum game.

Careful What You Wish For: Here’s What California Would Look Like Without Illegal ImmigrantsRuben Navarrette Jr.

September 18, 2014

### Historical Examples of sum

When you solve a sum you go from "a" to "b" and from "b" to "c" and from "c" to "d" and so on.

Ancient ManHendrik Willem van Loon

He gives his ambassador a sum on which a private gentleman can live, and no more.

In Vienna, L. 11,000 a-year is equal to twice the sum in England.

I know that you have double the sum we want in ready money—so I make no ceremony.

Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)Maria Edgeworth

Perhaps that sum, trifling as it was, may have smoothed your path and assisted your career.

Night and Morning, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

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