# Sum in Scrabble Dictionary

## What does sum mean? Is sum a Scrabble word?

How many points in Scrabble is sum worth? sum how many points in Words With Friends? What does sum mean? Get all these answers on this page.

## Scrabble® and Words with Friends® points for sum

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Is sum a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word sum is a Scrabble US word. The word sum is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

S1U1M3

Is sum a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word sum is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

S1U1M3

Is sum a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word sum is a Words With Friends word. The word sum is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

S1U2M4

## Valid words made from Sum

#### 3 letters words from 'sum'

 MUS 5 SUM 5 UMS 5

#### 2 letters words from 'sum'

 MU 4 UM 4 US 2

## All 3 letters words made out of sum

sum usm smu msu ums mus

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word sum. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in sum.

## sum

### Pronunciation

• (UK, US) enPR: sŭm, IPA(key): /sʌm/
• Rhymes: -ʌm
• Homophone: some

### Etymology 1

From Middle English summe, from Old French summe, from Latin summa, feminine of summus (highest).

#### Noun

sum (plural sums)

1. A quantity obtained by addition or aggregation.
The sum of 3 and 4 is 7.
2. (often plural) An arithmetic computation, especially one posed to a student as an exercise (not necessarily limited to addition).
We're learning about division, and the sums are tricky.
3. A quantity of money.
a tidy sum
the sum of forty pounds
4. A summary; the principal points or thoughts when viewed together; the amount; the substance; compendium.
This is the sum of all the evidence in the case.
This is the sum and substance of his objections.
5. A central idea or point; gist.
6. The utmost degree.
7. (obsolete) An old English measure of corn equal to the quarter.
• 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, page 207:
The sum is also used for the quarter, and the strike for the bushel.
##### Synonyms
• (quantity obtained by addition or aggregation): amount, sum total, summation, total, totality
• (arithmetic computation): calculation, computation
• (quantity of money): amount, quantity of money, sum of money
• (summary): See summary
• (central idea or point): center/centre, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, nub, nitty-gritty, pith substance
• (utmost degree): See summit
• (obsolete: old English measure of corn): quarter
##### Translations

Other terms used in arithmetic operations:

#### Verb

sum (third-person singular simple present sums, present participle summing, simple past and past participle summed)