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or sum·up

  1. the act or result of summing up; summary.
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Origin of sum-up

First recorded in 1890–95; noun use of verb phrase sum up
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Examples from the Web for sum-up

Historical Examples

  • No and yes, is not that the sum-up of all religious, political, or literary dissertations?

    The Magic Skin

    Honore de Balzac

  • In her absence, Mrs. Bindle proceeded to sum-up her character from the evidence that her home contained.

    Mrs. Bindle

    Hebert Jenkins