sum+and+substance

  • 1 sum and substance — index capsule, center (essence), content (meaning), context, corpus, gist (ground for a suit), gist …

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  • 2 sum and substance — noun : gist the sum and substance of an argument * * * main idea, gist, or point: the sum and substance of an argument. [1585 95] * * * sum and substance 1. The gist 2. The essence • • • Main Entry: ↑sum * * * …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 sum and substance — main idea, gist, or point: the sum and substance of an argument. [1585 95] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 4 give the sum and substance — index abridge (shorten) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 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 whole… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 sum — I (tally) noun compendium, essence, figure, gist, idea conveyed, meaning, score, substance, summary II (total) noun aggregate amount, all, entirety, everything, gross amount, sum total, the whole, totality, wholeness associated concepts: sum paid …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 sum — [sum; ] for n. 6 [ so͞om] n. [ME somme < MFr < L summa, fem. of summus, highest, superl. < base of super: see SUPER ] 1. an amount of money [a sum paid in reparation] 2. the whole amount; totality; aggregate [the sum of our experience] 3 …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 sum — I. /sʌm / (say sum) noun 1. the aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars as determined by mathematical process: the sum of 5 and 7 is 12. 2. a particular aggregate or total, especially with reference to money: the… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 9 substance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. material (see substance); subject [matter], meaning, gist; wealth (see money). II Material existence Nouns 1. substance, matter; corpus, frame, protoplasm, principle; person, thing, object, article; …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 sum — n 1. aggregate, total, sum total, grand total, answer; gross amount, gross, bottom line, total cost or price; gross income, receipts, proceeds, Inf. take; tale, tally, score, final score, end result, outcome. 2. amount, quantity, count, measure,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 11 sum — Synonyms and related words: account, add, add up, addend, affective meaning, aggregate, all, amount, amount of money, amplitude, batch, be all and end all, bearing, body, box score, budget, bulk, bunch, cast, cast up, chunk, cipher up, clutch,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 sum — [[t]sʌm[/t]] n. v. summed, sum•ming 1) math. the aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars as determined by or as if by the mathematical process of addition: The sum of 6 and 8 is 14[/ex] 2) an amount or quantity,… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 substance — Synonyms and related words: Swiss bank account, actuality, affective meaning, affluence, air, amount, amplitude, assets, atom, atomic particles, atoms, axiom, balance, bank account, basis, bearing, being, bench mark, best part, better part, body …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 sum — I. n. 1. Aggregate amount, total, totality, the whole, sum total, gross amount. 2. Quantity of money, any amount. 3. Summary, compendium, amount, substance, sum and substance. 4. Height, completion, summit, acme. 5. Question (in arithmetic),… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 15 substance — n 1. matter, material, stuff, medium, fabric; building blocks, sum and substance, stock; body, something, element, mass; meat, marrow, flesh and blood. 2. reality, actuality, realness, factuality, hypostatiza tion; materiality, substantiality,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 16 sum — I. noun Etymology: Middle English summe, from Anglo French sume, somme, from Latin summa, from feminine of summus highest; akin to Latin super over more at over Date: 14th century 1. an indefinite or specified amount of money 2. the whole amount… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 sum — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. quantity, amount; total, aggregate, sum total; substance, gist; problem; summary. See whole, money. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. amount, total, quantity, sum total, aggregate, gross, tally, whole,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 substance — sub·stance n 1: substantive law was a question of substance and not process compare procedure 2: something (as language) essential esp. to establishing a valid right, claim, or charge a t …

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  • 19 sum|ma|ry — «SUHM uhr ee», noun, plural ries, adjective. –n. a brief statement giving the main points or substance of a matter; epitome; abstract; abridgment: »This history book has a summary at the end of each chapter. ╂[< Latin summārium < summa sum… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 sum — (n.) late 13c., quantity or amount of money, from Anglo Fr. and O.Fr. summe (13c.), from L. summa total number, whole, essence, gist, noun use of fem. of summus highest, from PIE *sup mos , from root *uper over (see SUPER (Cf. super )). The sense …

    Etymology dictionary


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