Translation of "sum" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /sʌm/ us /sʌm/

B1 an amount of money

a large sum of money

a simple mathematical calculation, such as adding two numbers together

suma, operación aritmética
Kids these days can’t do sums without a calculator.

(Translation of “sum” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /sam/

the amount or total made by two or more things or numbers added together

The sum of 12, 24, 7 and 11 is 54.

a quantity of money

suma (de dinero)
It will cost an enormous sum to repair the swimming pool.

a problem in arithmetic

problema de aritmética, cálculo, cuentas
My children are better at sums than I am.
sum total noun

the complete or final total

suma total
The sum total of the damage cannot be calculated.
sum up phrasal verb (past tense, past participle summed up)

to give the main or important points of

He summed up the various proposals.

(Translation of “sum” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)