add·​ed | \ ˈa-dəd How to pronounce added (audio) \

Definition of added

: existing or occurring as an increase or addition : additional, further an issue that has gained added importance in recent months an added attraction/advantage providing added value

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Despite its low price, SanDisk’s Ultra Flair drive has an all-metal enclosure for added durability and still comes with a five-year warranty. Don Melanson, Popular Mechanics, "Best USB Flash Drives for Storage on the Go," 26 Mar. 2019 The number one source of added sugar in the U.S. is beverages, which also do very little by way of satiety. Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "Is Sugar Bad for You? Here's What You Need to Know," 26 Mar. 2019 Exterior Wood Primer & Undercoat dries to a more flexible finish to allow the wood to expand and contract, while added breathability keeps moisture from getting trapped inside the wood, which can cause the paint to blister and bubble. Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, "Ready For A Paint Makeover? Here's What You Need To Know About Primer," 16 Jan. 2019 Buy the decorative kind (try Nehaus Decor's natural moss, $8, and pad the top of the planter with it for added natural texture. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "7 of the Best-Looking Fake Plants You Can Buy," 28 Dec. 2018 Who needs added stress at tax time, which is already a frenzy? Vogue, "The Smartest Money Resolutions You Can Make For 2019," 14 Dec. 2018 Their added female vocals and piano-playing are perfection. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "The Best Cover Songs of 2018 May Be Better Than the Originals," 26 July 2018 As an added benefit, the sweater’s recipient will look like a walking Rothko painting. Lane Florsheim, WSJ, "Online Staff Writer Lane Florsheim’s Holiday Gift Guide: Color Their World," 3 Dec. 2018 The park offers the added benefit of access to the Bugline Recreational Trail, which runs from Appleton Avenue in Menomonee Falls to the west end of North Lake in the town of Merton. Henry J. Morgan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "It's summer; why not take a paddleboard for a spin? They're now available for rent at Menomonee Park, along with bikes and boats," 3 July 2018

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First Known Use of added

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for added

from past participle of add

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The first known use of added was in the 15th century

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to speak slightingly about or to degrade

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