# sum

sum(
suhm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mathematics)
a. la suma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The sum of 18 and 31 is 49.La suma de 18 y 31 es 49.
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The sum of any two natural numbers is a natural number.La adición de dos números naturales cualesquiera da como resultado otro número natural.
c. la cuenta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We have to do our sums to see if we can afford it.Tenemos que hacer cuentas para ver si podemos permitírnoslo.
2. (amount of money)
a. la suma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
They must have paid a considerable sum for that giant house.Deben de haber pagado una suma considerable por esa casa tan enorme.
3. (totality)
a. la suma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The sum of all of her expenses was more than she could hope to pay.La suma de todos sus gastos excedía lo que ella podía de ningún modo pagar.
b. el total
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The sum of all our purchases was only \$50.El total de todas nuestras compras fue solo \$50.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g., exposition).
(technical)
(to calculate the sum of)
a.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g., exposition).
(technical)
(to amount to; used with "to")
a.
Costs A-G should not sum to more than 20% of the budget.Los costos A-G no deben ascender a más del 20% del presupuesto.
sum
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (amount of money, mathematical problem)
a. la suma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to do sumshacer cuentas
in sumen suma
the sum of my effortsel resultado de mis esfuerzos
sum total(suma) total m
sum [sʌm]
noun
1 (piece of arithmetic) suma (f); adición (f)
I was very bad at sums era muy malo en aritmética; to do one's sums hacer cuentas
I can't do my sums
to do sums in one's head hacer un cálculo mental
2 (total) suma (f); total (m); (amount of money) suma (f); importe (m)
in sum en suma; en resumen
In sum, the two countries are now true economic partners..
more/greater than the sum of its parts más que la suma de las partes
As individual members' solo careers have proved, each band was greater than the sum of its parts
sum total total (m) (completo)
the sum total of my ambitions is ... la meta de mis ambiciones es ...; lo único que ambiciono es ...; that was the sum (total) of his achievements y de allí no pasó
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