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sum up

verb as in form an opinion of; summarize

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In wisely sidestepping the hubristic folly of trying to sum up his own time, he achieved a sort of timelessness.

But challenges remain, and it took a 9-year-old girl in the panel discussion audience to sum up what the next generation faces.

That seems to sum up the choices we face after tragedy in this new social-media world.

But with the world watching Monday, he will get a second chance to sum up this era and his administration.

John McCormarck also wonders if there is a real story here: To sum up: neither Grenell nor Romney camp claims he was pushed out.

What a masterly grouping of the events and personages which sum up and symbolise the whole essential history of the human race!

His portraits are just, and he leaves his reader to sum up the qualities of each.

To sum up, then, the claims of the Government during the past year on the continued confidence of the nation.

"The killed, wounded, and missing sum up a frightful total," the banker admitted.

He did so many little things just when they seemed to be so needed, that it is impossible to sum up their results.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sum up, such as: epitomize, examine, sum, close, conclude, and condense.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.