Definitions of addition

  1. the act of adding one thing to another; "the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect"; "the addition of a leap day every four years" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a component that is added to something to improve it; "the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement"; "the addition of cinammon improved the flavor" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. something added to what you already have; "the librarian shelved the new accessions"; "he was a new addition to the staff" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. Anything added; increase; augmentation; as, a piazza is an addition to a building. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. That part of arithmetic which treats of adding numbers. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A dot at the right side of a note as an indication that its sound is to be lengthened one half. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A title annexed to a man's name, to identify him more precisely; as, John Doe, Esq.; Richard Roe, Gent.; Robert Dale, Mason; Thomas Way, of New York; a mark of distinction; a title. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The act of adding two or more things together; - opposed to subtraction or diminution. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The act, process, or result of summing up numbers; the thing joined; the uniting of two or more numbers in one sum; an increase. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. The act of adding: the thing added: the rule in arithmetic for adding numbers together: title, honor. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Act of adding; something added; sum. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. The act of adding, or that which is added; an increase; accession. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. The act or process of adding; anything added; an accession; the uniting of two or more numbers into one sum. The branch of arithmetic which treats of addings. The title annexed to a man's name, to show his rank, occupation, or place of residence. A dot at the right side of a note, to lengthen its sound one-half. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. An increase; uniting two or more numbers into one sum; something put to. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for addition

  1. Hard- cooked eggs make a pleasing addition to this sauce. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  2. This book of 280 pages is a most interesting and valuable addition to the violinist's library. – Antonio Stradivari by Horace William Petherick