- The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
- The final aggregate; "the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered"
- A set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets; "let C be the union of the sets A and B"
- A quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
- Determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
- Be a summary of; "The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper"
- The whole amount
- A quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
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Definition for: MUSS
- (n.) A scramble, as when small objects are thrown down, to be taken by those who can seize them; a confused struggle.
- (n.) A state of confusion or disorder; -- prob. variant of mess, but influenced by muss, a scramble.
- (n.) A term of endearment.
- (v. t.) To disarrange, as clothing; to rumple.