Definition of add
1 : to join or unite so as to bring about an increase or improvement adds 60 acres to his land wine adds a creative touch to cooking
2 : to say further : append Do you have anything else to add to the discussion?
3 : to combine (numbers) into an equivalent simple quantity or number
4 : to include as a member of a group Don't forget to add me in.
1a : to perform additionb : to come together or unite by addition The facts added together to support his theory.
2a : to serve as an addition The movie will add to his fame.b : to make an addition added to her savings
addibleplay \ˈa-də-bəl\ adjective
Examples of add in a Sentence
She's planning to add some new flowers to the garden.
The company is adding over 200 jobs this year.
This winter, he added skiing to his list of favorite sports.
Add one cup of sugar to the mixture.
Next, add the remaining butter to the pan.
In this dish, fresh herbs add lots of color and flavor.
We can help you add excitement to your vacation.
The historical details add depth to his story.
She adds a certain amount of experience and authority to the project.
When you add three and seven, you get ten.
Recent Examples of add from the Web
The Thunder have added Paul George and Patrick Patterson.
Johnson, Vigo, Tippecanoe, Monroe and Allen counties will now each have a site, and the Veterans Administration is adding a program, bringing the number of programs in the state to 19.
The suspect drew a revolver and the officers fatally shot him, authorities said, adding that a silver revolver was recovered at the scene.
Color guards, McGruff the Crime Dog, pageant winners and a marching Panamanian band added entertainment to the 39th annual Fourth of July parade Saturday in Old Town Laurel.
Never add charcoal starter fluid when coals have already been ignited. •
Kentucky lamb meatball sliders recipe from Cuvee Wine Table: Serves 4 ¼ cup fresh arugula ¼ cup Dijon vinaigrette 12 lamb meatballs 12 slider brioche buns, toasted ¾ cup Pomodoro sauce ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated In a small bowl, add arugula.
Add flour, pistachio paste and chopped pistachios and mix on low until combined.
For extra-special occasions, Gillon said diners can pay for add-on services that range from $300 to $600.
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Definition of ADD
1 American Dialect Dictionary
2 attention deficit disorder
ADD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of add for English Language Learners
: to put (something) with another thing or group of things
: to mix or combine (an ingredient) with other ingredients
: to include (something) with something else
ADD Defined for Kids
Definition of add for Students
1 : to combine numbers into a single sum
2 : to join or unite to something They plan to add a room to the house.
3 : to cause to have Parsley adds color to the dish.
4 : to say something more The teacher added, “It's not only wrong, it's foolish.”
1 : to be added together to equal the expected amount
2 : to make sense Something about his story doesn't add up.
Medical Definition of add
Medical Definition of ADD
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