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verb (used with object), sum·mat·ed, sum·mat·ing.
  1. to add together; total; sum up.
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Origin of summate

First recorded in 1895–1900; back formation from summation
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Related Words for summate

rehash, outline, compile, epitomize, recap, encapsulate, reach, equal, yield, add, comprise, count, shorten, summarize, curtail, compress, thicken, guess, estimate, trim

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Historical Examples of summate

  • They accumulate in time, finally they summate, and exercise their influence even at the beginning of the service.

    Criminal Psychology

    Hans Gross

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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