Sum and Total

Sum

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Sum noun – A complete amount of something.
Usage example: the sum of human knowledge on that subject

Total is a synonym for sum in addition topic. In some cases you can use "Total" instead the word "Sum" as a noun or a verb or a pronoun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like part, amount, quantity, entirety. popular alternative
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Total

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Total noun – A complete amount of something.
Usage example: that's the total for our wheat harvest this year

Sum is a synonym for total in addition topic. You can use "Sum" instead the word "Total" as a noun or a verb or a pronoun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as whole, part, quantity, add. popular alternative
Nearby Words: totaled, tot, totality, totaling, totalled
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How words are described

good good sum good total
low low sum low total
considerable considerable sum considerable total
small small sum small total
Other adjectives: entire, massive, large, collective, huge, impressive, staggering, grand, possible, ridiculous, highest, whopping, bigger.

Both words in one sentence

  • The Nameless One also doesn't age, and the total age sum of his lives is likely counted in millennia.
  • Fan Fic / Oskar Osäker: True Omnivore Shapeshifter Baggage: As standard for Prototype, when changing size Oskar/Emerald retains the sum of his/her total mass.
  • Cap There are three categories of weapons (handguns, machineguns, and throwing weapons), each with a level cap of 100; a character's total level is the sum of the levels of each weapon type.
    Source: Cap
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