add to this/that

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of add to this/that

often used informally to introduce a statement about something that makes a thing or situation better, worse, more important, etc.
  • We were given little time to finish. Add to this the fact that nobody helped us, and you can understand why we were angry.

Word by Word Definitions

add play
  1. : to join or unite so as to bring about an increase or improvement

  2. : to say further : append

  3. : to combine (numbers) into an equivalent simple quantity or number


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