### Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)

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**Sum**(Page: 1444)

**Sum** `(?)`, `n.`

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Take ye thesumof all the congregation.Num. i. 2.

*&hand;*is now commonly applied to an aggregate of numbers, and

*Sum**number*to an aggregate of persons or things.

**2.** *sum* of forty pound."
*Chaucer.*

With a greatsumobtained I this freedom.Acts xxii. 28.

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Thus have I told thee all my state, and brought My story to thesumof earthly bliss.Milton.

**5.** *Macaulay.*

Asumin arithmetic wherein a flaw discovered at a particular point isipso factofatal to the whole.Gladstone.

A large sheet of paper . . . covered with longAlgebraic sum, as distinguished fromsums.Dickens.

*arithmetical sum*

*, the aggregate of two or more numbers or quantities taken with regard to their signs, as + or -, according to the rules of addition in algebra; thus, the**algebraic sum*

*of -2, 8, and -1 is 5. -- In sum, in short; in brief. [Obs.]**In sum**, the gospel . . . prescribes every virtue to our conduct, and forbids every sin."**Rogers.***Sum**(Page: 1444)
**Sum**, `v. t.` `imp. & p. p.` Summed `(?)`; `p. pr. & vb. n.` Summing.]

**1.** *up*.

The mind doth value every moment, and then the hour doth rathersumup the moments, than divide the day.Bacon.

**2.** *up*.

Go to the ant, thou sluggard," in few wordssumsup the moral of this fable.L'Estrange.

Hesumstheir virtues in himself alone.Dryden.

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But feathered soon and fledge TheySumming up, a compendium or abridgment; a recapitulation; a résumé; a summary.summedtheir pens [wings].Milton.