- the act or result of summing up; summary.
Origin of sum-up
First recorded in 1890–95; noun use of verb phrase sum up
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
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Historical Examples of sum-up
No and yes, is not that the sum-up of all religious, political, or literary dissertations?
In her absence, Mrs. Bindle proceeded to sum-up her character from the evidence that her home contained.