# Sum

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Mathematical Result

Refer to a final number from addition, without detailing the numbers involved. After reviewing the bill, the sum was more than expected.
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Total Amount

Emphasize the collective value or amount, often relating to money or quantities. The charity raised a sum that surpassed their goals.
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Phrase Linkage

Use 'sum' with phrases like 'sum total' to stress the completeness of a number. The sum total of damages was calculated by the insurer.