Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the whole together; in gross.

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Examples

  • If money is withdrawn in a lump sum from an employer’s retirement plan, the averaging-method option reduces your taxes to a minimum.

    MORE WEALTH WITHOUT RISK

  • At the end of the five years the selector may pay in a lump sum the second moiety of rent, making the total 2 shillings 6 pence per acre, and he is thereupon entitled to the issue of a deed of grant of the land in fee-simple.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • And I shall just remind you of one thing more: your money all in a lump on Rawdon Manor is safe.

    The Man Between: An International Romance

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