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- v. to summarize
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- v. be a summary of
- v. give a summary (of)
- v. determine the sum of
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So I sat quietly down, and began to sum up my profits on the corsages.
The hard facts are these: If we sum up the easy, cost-effective eco-efficiency measures we should all embrace, the best we get is a slowing of the growth of environmental damage...
The guns 'crews, still fresh after firing an average of 156 rounds a gun, left their turrets and sat on deck in the sunshine to attack their meal, sum up their chances, and digest the news given them by Lt. Washbourn.
The youngest son, Robert Waring, father of Charles Darwin, became a successful physician, “a man of genial temperament, strong character, fond of society,” and was the possessor of great psychic power by which he could readily sum up the characters of others, and even occasionally read their thoughts.
Hansjoerg and I sum up my public messages throughout the three war zones:
I can sum up our marriage in a line I spoke when I played the great pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander, a line spoken by him in life to his wife, Aimee: “God must think a lot of me to have given me you.”
One or two words suffice for him to sum up an obser vation, to anticipate a question, to forestall an unexpressed objection, to refute a false interpretation, or to throw light upon the true meaning of word or phrase.
On CBS, Eric Sevareid and Walter Cronkite tried to sum up the momentous events.
In C.K. Allen's words: “To sum up the position at the end of the eighteenth century: the application of precedent was powerful and constant, but no Judge would have been found to admit that he was ` absolutely bound 'by any decision of any tribunal” (Allen, p. 150).
Indeed, it had been the evidence which had influenced Mr. Justice Charles in the previous trial to sum up dead against the defendant: Mr. Justice Charles called Shelley “the only serious witness.”