summing up


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n summing up a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Summing up a compendium or abridgment; a recapitulation; a résumé; a summary.
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  • Virginia Woolf
    “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
    “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
    “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
    “In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.”


In literature:

It summed up human nature, and was its representative.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
Their lives cannot be summed up in the mistakes they made.
"Immortal Memories" by Clement Shorter
With his quick judgment of men he had summed up Mr. Israels.
"The Grell Mystery" by Frank Froest
The first step then is a review, a summing up, a "look again" upon the true King of Righteousness and peace (verses 1, 2).
"Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews" by Handley C.G. Moule
The work of the Academy is summed up in these words.
"Chinese Painters" by Raphael Petrucci
I will sum up their general results.
"Impressions of South Africa" by James Bryce
He sums up Smollett and Goldsmith, but he also destroys them.
"Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens" by G. K. Chesterton
Towering above Revolutionary soldier, general, and statesman stands a figure summing up in himself all these characters and much more.
"History of the United States, Volume 2 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The fourth section deals with the fundamental facts underlying the process and effects summed up in the term 'mercerisation.
"Researches on Cellulose" by C. F. Cross
Let us sum up this second chapter.
"The Foundations of the Origin of Species" by Charles Darwin

In poetry:

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
Your glorious land of men and gold you drain—
And seas of blood and festering hills of slain.
Bankrupt and beggar'd: in your every state
These are your gains, you'll sum them up too late.
"Civil War In America--Expostulation" by Janet Hamilton
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 light of God's peace stands his patriarch-worth,
The sum and the amen of a manful life on earth.
In light of God's pure peace how his face shone, lifted up,
When white-haired at the altar he held th' atoning cup.
"From The Cantata For N. F. S. Grundtvig" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
To sum it up in few short words, the place is only fit
For those who were sent out here, for from this they cannot flit.
But any other men who come a living here to try
Will vegetate a little while, and then lie down and die.
"Immigration" by Anonymous Oceania
I 'ear they tied Spike up with 'arness straps
An' bits uv 'ay-band, till the John 'Ops come;
An' watched 'im workin' out a mental sum -
Free an' some chaps -
Uv 'ow much time 'e'd git fer this last plot
An' other jobs. The answer was, a lot.
"Spike Wegg" by C J Dennis

In news:

It was a simple statement that summed up the development of the old AM&A's department store.
This sequence sums up the failure of engagement.
If the mission of FCER could be summed up in three words, they would be "sanctity of information".
Technology drives development in ship design, building & outfitting If the Finnish maritime industry was to be summed up in a word, technology would be an appropriate choice.
It's said that Jewish history, along with the religious holidays that celebrate it, can be summed up in three sentences: They tried to kill us.
Summed up the Chicago Blackhawks' 5-4 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers it came from captain Jonathan Toews.
Ed Murray/The Star-Ledger I can't think of a better image to sum up the feeling of Sunday's loss than this.
There are a million ways to sum up the weird mixture of anger and apathy coursing through the sad, sad bodies of Wizards fans this week.
A few headlines sum up everything.
A few statements sum up an era.
Sum Up 2010 in Six Words Contest.
Nothing sums up the simplicity of southern culture better than folk art .
Jets' Mark Sanchez's fumble sums up season.
Accurately sums up the creative decline of Oasis on the album is was included on.
While heat and humidity sum up most of the month, we did have a few strong rain events.

In science:

By summing up three estimates, we have d(z , z ′ ) ≤ Cσ N 1/2−σ ε which enables the evaluation of the metric entropy.
On the Supremum of Random Dirichlet Polynomials
In this case, instead of summing up all unit vectors in Equation (1), we sum up all vectors of Hamming weight l.
Analysis of random Boolean networks using the average sensitivity
Then, the resultant spectra sum up over all initial energy bins weighted by a given injection spectrum to obtain the spectra of UHE protons and cosmogenic neutrinos from a source.
Cosmogenic neutrinos as a probe of the transition from Galactic to extragalactic cosmic rays
The term of order β e−β in (B.21) can be reproduced by summing up diagrams as in Figure 7.
Notes on Superconformal Chern-Simons-Matter Theories
The terms with the mentioned property sum up to σ1 (qv (x))σm−d ( ¯qv (x)).
Representing simple d-dimensional polytopes by d polynomials