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Definitions of add

  1. To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on). Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To append, as a statement; to say further. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To join; unite; sum up; increase; affix; to go on to say. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To put (one thing) to (another): to sum up: with to, to increase. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To put together; to increase; to sum up. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To join or unite, so as to increase; find the sum of. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To make an addition. To add to, to augment; to increase; as, it adds to our anxiety. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To perform the arithmetical operation of addition; as, he adds rapidly. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. make an addition (to); join with others; increase by another or several; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. make an addition by combining numbers; "Add 27 and 49, please!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. of a quality, as in; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, zise or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury". Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. To make or be an addition; perform addition. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. To join on; to sum up; to increase; to subjoin. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To put together; to join; to unite. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for add

  1. What a chance to add to the sum of human joy! – Modern marriage and how to bear it by Maud Churton Braby
  2. And you will probably add I know there has; I am quite sure of it!" – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
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