or sum·up



the act or result of summing up; summary.

Origin of sum-up

First recorded in 1890–95; noun use of verb phrase sum up Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sum-up

Historical Examples of sum-up

  • 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