sum up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v sum up determine the sum of "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
    • v sum up give a summary (of) "he summed up his results","I will now summarize"
    • v sum up be a summary of "The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper"
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Quotations

  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia%20Woolf
    “It is no use trying to sum people up. One must follow hints, not exactly what is said, nor yet entirely what is done.”
  • Karl Marx
    Karl%20Marx
    “The theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.”
  • A. Lou Vickery
    A. Lou Vickery
    “Four short words sum up what has lifted most successful individuals above the crowd: a little bit more. They did all that was expected of them and a little bit more.”
  • Richard Cecil
    Richard Cecil
    “The history of all the great characters of the Bible is summed up in this one sentence: They acquainted themselves with God, and acquiesced His will in all things.”
  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret%20Mead
    “I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.”
  • Robert Frost
    Robert%20Frost
    “In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.”

Usage

In literature:

To sum up, every animal possesses two kinds of activity in varying degrees, sometimes one, sometimes the other predominating.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
The Master summed up his teaching in the aphorism that knowledge of the Truth would make us free.
"The Hidden Power" by Thomas Troward
This sums up my news, which is no news at all.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
So he summed up its fitness.
"Antony Gray,--Gardener" by Leslie Moore
The objections to the song may be summed up in the following heads.
"Homer's Odyssey" by Denton J. Snider
She did not mean to sum up the condition of culture in the United States in this simple and tender act.
"The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
The summing up represents the home several years hence.
"Cupology" by Clara
To sum up, inspiration is the result of an underhand process existing in men, in some to a very great degree.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
Perhaps this matter of interest sums up better than any other the spirit of the Gary schools.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
With the people the disease is simply an attack, and not the summing up of the results of violated laws going on perhaps from birth.
"The No Breakfast Plan and the Fasting-Cure" by Edward Hooker Dewey
Thus, we may sum up, only those are elected as the representatives of the people, who are its exact counterparts and constant dependents.
"The Cult of Incompetence" by Emile Faguet
To sum up, he had been an indomitable foe, and occupied a vast region which by 1870 was already beat upon by the tides of settlement.
"The Indian Today" by Charles A. Eastman
Forty thousand Briskets could not, with all their quantities of love, make up my sum.
"The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson" by Anthony Trollope
Philosophy is usually in the nature of a summing up.
"Gilbert Keith Chesterton" by Patrick Braybrooke
I may, then, sum up the result in a few words.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume I." by Leslie Stephen
To sum the matter up: He meant to get more than anyone else from this business of electing a United States senator.
"A Man of Two Countries" by Alice Harriman
The Coroner proceeded to sum up the evidence.
"The Big Bow Mystery" by I. Zangwill
He could afford to wait till the summing-up.
"The Queen Against Owen" by Allen Upward
The Judge sums up, and charges the Jury.
"The Trial of Theodore Parker" by Theodore Parker
The religious view of steamboats may be summed up as follows: Water and fire were divorced at the creation.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
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In poetry:

I will not let thee go.
Ends all our month-long love in this?
Can it be summed up so,
Quit in a single kiss?
I will not let thee go.
"I Will Not Let Thee Go" by Robert Seymour Bridges
Then I waken up from my dreams at this,
As if a voice had said,
"Now what is the sum of human bliss
When that which had life is dead?"
"The Old Ruins" by Alexander Anderson
The miser must make up his plum,
And dares not touch the hoarded sum;
The sickly dotard wants a wife
To draw off his last dregs of life.
"The Ladle. A Tale" by Matthew Prior
But the Judge said he never had summed up before;
So the Snark undertook it instead,
And summed it so well that it came to far more
Than the Witnesses ever had said!
"The Hunting Of The Snark " by Lewis Carroll
Pride, wrath, revenge, the passions of his blood,
All dead; repentant o'er the pondered past,
And summing up the actions of the day,
Sits Father Monkwood by his evening fire.
"Monkwood: Part Second" by Thomas Aird
Before three years were fully come,
Good Fortune gave me thrice that sum.
And when successful flows the tide,
A river soon swells up with pride.
If one wish is not spent in vain,
Who could another wish refrain?
"Thirteen Wishes" by William Hutton

In news:

Summing up the Wisconsin recalls (by the numbers).
Summing Up Obama's Speech: Making Israel Pay for the "Reset".
Summing up Rams' day in one sentence.
Summing up the spring primary season.
The title of one of Anita Shreve's early novels — Strange Fits of Passion — pretty much sums up her entire oeuvre.
Carlos Boozer summed up his Game 6 performance and his Bulls' postseason career in the same sentence late Thursday night.
) That pretty much sums up architect Jeanne Gang's breathtakingly simple approach to reducing energy use in Windermere West, a 26-story condominium destined for Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood.
Wheat Sums Up a Productive Year for Trade Policy Achievements.
After visiting the University of Nebraska last spring, former Florida forward Walter Pitchford was asked numerous times to sum up his trip to Lincoln.
Whether it's ironic or fitting, it is undeniable: The Sum of All Human Knowledge, when actually summed up, is pretty ugly .
Finally, somebody in Chicago summed up in a relatively short article what we've been trying to say here for years.
His plan for deficit reduction can be summed up briefly: tax hikes and defense cuts.
That's how Washington Redskins football player Danny Verdun Wheeler sums up why he is coming back home later this month.
Garrison Nelson, from the University of Vermont, summed up the academic response.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Rep Gabrielle Giffords summed up the launch that sent her husband into space on the shuttle Endeavour with just two words.
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In science:

The next proposition sum up the different results.
Number Operator Algebras
Then, a loop over all possible helicity combinations is performed and the different values for the individual amplitudes are summed up.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Here, the different contributions of multiple propagators (photon, Z and Higgs boson) are summed up as well.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Then the contributions will be simply summed up.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Three vector boson vertex, sums up multiple propagators with Z31.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Two scalar, one vector boson vertex, sums up multiple propagators with ZSSV1().
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
We first sum up briefly what we know about their chemical and dynamical properties.
Probing the stellar populations of early-type galaxies: the SAURON survey
Summing up we see that the J0 -theorem VII.6 is rather generally applicable also for these (already known) situations.
(In)finiteness of Spherically Symmetric Static Perfect Fluids
Finally, in §5, I will sum up all the results and make the overall conclusions.
Unification to the "Pseudo-General-Relativistic" analysis of accretion disks around rotating black holes and neutron stars
Finally we can sum up the rest of the contribution, define Ck,j appropriately and use (7.3.1) to claim the result.
Additive functionals on random search trees
Consider the symmetric adjacency matrix Cij : the elements of say the m-th row sum up to n, the degree of the m-th node.
On the Geometry of Random Networks
Summing up, we have shown the inequality (5.14).
Generalized eigenfunctions of relativistic Schroedinger operators I
Summing up, we obtain the desired inequality for Φ2 (x).
Generalized eigenfunctions of relativistic Schroedinger operators I
For al l i, the i-th column sums up to di − 1.
Increments of Random Partitions
The estimate (4.13) follows from inequality (4.18) if we sum up this estimate for all such terms of the form (4.17) which appear in the difference ZN − ¯ZN when it is written in the above described form.
An estimate about multiple stochastic integrals with respect to a normalized empirical measure
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