Synonyms of sum in English:

sum


See definition of sum

noun

1‘a large sum of money’

SYNONYMS

amount, quantity, volume

2‘he handed over a smaller sum to creditors’

SYNONYMS

amount of money, price, charge, fee, cost, tariff

3‘the sum of two prime numbers’

SYNONYMS

total, sum total, grand total, tally, aggregate, summation, gross

answer

ANTONYMS

difference

4‘a belief in making your own way through life seems to be the sum of his wisdom’

SYNONYMS

entirety, totality, total, whole, aggregate, summation, beginning and end, alpha and omega, be-all and end-all

informal whole shebang, whole caboodle, whole shooting match, lock, stock, and barrel

5‘we did sums at school today’

SYNONYMS

arithmetical problem, problem, calculation, reckoning, tally, question

arithmetic, mathematics, figures, numbers, computation

British informal maths

North American informal math


Phrases

    in sum

      ‘decentralization, in sum, has profound implications for power relations’

      SYNONYMS

      in short, briefly, in brief, to put it briefly, to cut a long story short, in a word, to sum up, in a nutshell, to come to the point, in essence, in outline

    sum up

      ‘he was summing up on day two of a historic test case’

      SYNONYMS

      summarize the evidence, review the evidence, give a summing-up, summarize the argument

    sum someone/something up

      1‘one reviewer summed it up as ‘the most compelling performance recorded in the past few years’’

      SYNONYMS

      evaluate, assess, appraise, value, rate, weigh up, gauge, judge, deem, adjudge, estimate, form an opinion of, form an impression of, make one's mind up about, get the measure of, form a judgement of, make something of

      informal

      size up

      2‘in a subsequent article he sums up the reasons for deindustrialization’

      SYNONYMS

      summarize, give a summary of, make a summary of, precis, give an abstract of, encapsulate, outline, give an outline of, recap, recapitulate, review, put in a nutshell, condense, abridge, digest, synopsize, compress, give the gist

      ANTONYMS

      elaborate

      sum up