in sum

in sum
phrasal in short ; briefly

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • In sum — Sum Sum, n. [OE. summe, somme, OF. sume, some, F. somme, L. summa, fr. summus highest, a superlative from sub under. See {Sub }, and cf. {Supreme}.] 1. The aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars; the amount or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in sum — ► used at the end of a report or discussion before giving a short description of the main ideas or facts: »We re looking, in sum, for a major player who believes in newspapers as a serious business. Main Entry: ↑sum …   Financial and business terms

  • in sum — ► in sum to sum up. Main Entry: ↑sum …   English terms dictionary

  • in sum — index en banc Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • in sum — adverb Etymology: ME in summe, in somme, fr. MF en summe, en somme, fr. L in summa : in short : briefly * * * in sum 1. In short 2. To sum up • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • in sum — formal used for giving a summary of what you have said In sum, alternative policies were not considered …   English dictionary

  • in sum — to sum up. → sum …   English new terms dictionary

  • in sum — adverb Briefly; summarily; in a few words …   Wiktionary

  • in sum — See: in summary …   New idioms dictionary

  • in sum — idi in concise or brief form …   From formal English to slang

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