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add

verb

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  1. 1 to join (something) to a mass, quantity, or number so as to bring about an overall increase <the band recently added a saxophonist and a keyboard player to its ranks> <add another cup of flour to the mixture> Synonyms adjoin, annex, append, subjoin, tack (on) Related Words affix, attach, fasten, fix, graft, hitch, tag, tie; infuse, inject, insert, interfuse, introduce; aggrandize, amplify, augment, beef (up), boost, compound, enlarge, escalate, expand, extend, increase, multiply, raise, swell up; elongate, lengthen, prolong, protract; enhance, heighten, intensify, magnify; complement, supplement, supply; enforce, reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen; maximize Near Antonyms detach, disconnect, disjoin, separate, unfasten; amputate, cut, excise, lop (off), sever; contract, decrease, diminish, lessen, lower, reduce; abbreviate, abridge, curtail, shorten; compress, condense, constrict, cut back, retrench Antonyms abate, bate, deduct, knock off, remove, subtract, take off

  2. 2 to combine (numbers) into a single sum <when she added all the phone charges herself, she discovered an error in her bill> Synonyms cast (up), foot (up), sum, summate, tot (up), total, totalize, tote (up) Related Words calculate, cipher, compute, figure, reckon, table, tabulate, tally, work out; divide, multiply, subtract; count, enumerate, number, tell; recompute, refigure Phrases put together




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