Synonyms for (noun) sum

Synonyms: sum, total, totality, aggregate

Definition: the whole amount

Similar words: unit, whole

Definition: an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity

Usage: how big is that part compared to the whole?; the team is a unit


Synonyms: sum, total, amount

Definition: a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers

Similar words: quantity

Definition: the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable


Synonyms: gist, heart, heart and soul, nub, nitty-gritty, essence, core, centre, center, pith, meat, inwardness, kernel, marrow, substance, sum

Definition: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

Usage: the gist of the prosecutor's argument; the heart and soul of the Republican Party; the nub of the story

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content

Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned


Synonyms: sum, sum total, summation

Definition: the final aggregate

Usage: the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered

Similar words: aggregation, accumulation, assemblage, collection

Definition: several things grouped together or considered as a whole


Synonyms: join, sum, union

Definition: a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets

Usage: let C be the union of the sets A and B

Similar words: set

Definition: a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used

Usage: a set of books; a set of golf clubs; a set of teeth


Synonyms: sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money

Definition: a quantity of money

Usage: he borrowed a large sum; the amount he had in cash was insufficient

Similar words: assets

Definition: anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company

Synonyms for (verb) sum

Synonyms: add, add together, add up, tally, sum, sum up, summate, tot, tot up, total, tote up

Definition: determine the sum of

Usage: Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

Similar words: count, number, numerate, enumerate

Definition: determine the number or amount of

Usage: Can you count the books on your shelf?; Count your change


Synonyms: sum, sum up, summarise, summarize

Definition: be a summary of

Usage: The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper

Similar words: tell, say, state

Definition: express in words

Usage: He said that he wanted to marry her; tell me what is bothering you; state your opinion; state your name