DIMENSIONS: MEASURE / Proportion
R E F E R E N C E S
1 Sum n [ME summe, fr. OF, fr. L summa, fr. fem. of summus highest, akin to L super over -more at Over] [14c] 1: an indefinite or specified amoumt of money 2: the whole amount: Aggregate 3: the utmost degree: Summit [reached the __ of human happineess] 4a: a summary of the chief points or thoughts: Summation [the __ of this criticism follows -C.W. Hendel] b: Gist [the __ and substance of an argument] 5a:: the result of adding numbers [__of 5 and 7 is 12] : the limit of the sum of the first n terms of an infinite series as n increases indefinietly b: numbers to be added: broadly: a problem in arithmetic c : Disjunction2 : Union 2d -summability n -summable adj -in sum: in short: Briefly
2 Sum vb summed: summing vt [14c] 1: to calculate the sum of: Total 2: summarize -vi: to reach a sum: Amount
[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]
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