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  1. add
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  2. verb

    • 1. join (something) to something else so as to increase the size, number, or amount:

      a new wing was added to the building some box offices now add on a handling charge this development added to the problems facing the staff
      Synonym : attach, build on, add on, put on, put in, append, adjoin, join, affix, connect, annex, include, prefix, prepend
    • 2. put in (an additional element, ingredient, etc.):

      chlorine is added to the water to kill bacteria add the flour to the eggs, stirring continuously
    • 3. contribute (an enhancing quality) to something:

      the canopy will add a touch of class to your bedroom
    • 4. put together (two or more numbers or amounts) to calculate their total value:

      they added all the figures up add the two numbers together children learned to add and subtract quickly and accurately
      Synonym : add up, add together, total, count, count up, figure up, compute, calculate, reckon, tally, enumerate, find the sum of, tot up, cast up
    • 5. say as a further remark:

      “I hope we haven't been too much trouble,” she added politely we would like to add our congratulations he added that few of America's allies would support military action
      Synonym : go on to say, state further, continue, carry on, tack on, tag on
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: add, 3rd person present: adds, gerund or present participle: adding, past tense: added, past participle: added

    • abbreviation

      analog digital digital, indicating that a music recording was made in analog format before being mastered and stored digitally.

      attention deficit disorder.

    • verb

      join (something) to something else so as to increase the size, number, or amount:

      put in (an additional element, ingredient, etc.):

    • abbreviation

      analogue digital digital, indicating that a music recording was made in analogue format before being mastered and stored digitally.

      attention deficit disorder.

    • adjective

      denoting an increased or enhancing quality or factor:

      denoting an additional element, ingredient, etc.:

    • adjective

      denoting an increased or enhancing quality or factor:

      denoting an additional element, ingredient, etc.:

    • noun

      something that has been or can be added to an existing object or arrangement:

      an accessory device or piece of software designed to increase the capability of a computer or hi-fi system.

    • increase in amount, number, or degree

      seem reasonable or consistent; make sense

    • noun

      a device or piece of software that can be added to a computer to give extra features or functions:
    • increase in amount, number, or degree

      seem reasonable or consistent; make sense

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