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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sum  \Sum\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Summed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Summing}.]  [Cf.  F.  sommer,  LL  summare.] 
  1.  To  bring  together  into  one  whole;  to  collect  into  one 
  amount;  to  cast  up  as  a  column  of  figures;  to  ascertain 
  the  totality  of  --  usually  with  up 
  The  mind  doth  value  every  moment,  and  then  the  hour 
  doth  rather  sum  up  the  moments,  than  divide  the  day 
  2.  To  bring  or  collect  into  a  small  compass;  to  comprise  in  a 
  few  words  to  condense;  --  usually  with  up 
  ``Go  to  the  ant,  thou  sluggard,''  in  few  words  sums 
  up  the  moral  of  this  fable.  --L'Estrange. 
  He  sums  their  virtues  in  himself  alone.  --Dryden. 
  3.  (Falconry)  To  have  (the  feathers)  full  grown;  to  furnish 
  with  complete,  or  full-grown,  plumage. 
  But  feathered  soon  and  fledge  They  summed  their  pens 
  [wings].  --Milton. 
  {Summing  up},  a  compendium  or  abridgment;  a  recapitulation;  a 
  r['e]sum['e];  a  summary. 
  Syn:  To  cast  up  collect;  comprise;  condense;  comprehend; 

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