added

adjective
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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Examples of added in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While Parma’s application for a $720,000 Ohio Public Works Commission grant to cover added Ridge Road costs was recently denied, Mihelich said the city is planning to appeal. John Benson, cleveland, "Parma officials discuss 2020 projects: Ridge Road repaving and stormwater solutions," 30 Dec. 2019 But in 2019, the agency decided to make allulose exempt from the total or added sugar content on nutrition labels foods—I’ll explain why in a bit. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "Allulose Is a New Kind of Sugar That Doesn't Count as Sugar," 24 Jan. 2020 Galloway addressed Mays' comments, apologizing for his added remarks on the subject. Meredith Spelbring, Detroit Free Press, "Flint councilman refers to council president as Hitler, follows with Nazi salute," 16 Jan. 2020 With that in mind, the district must weigh whether taking the federal money is worth the added expense of carrying the insurance. Matt Tunseth, Anchorage Daily News, "Federal insurance requirements could jeopardize millions in relief funds for Anchorage area schools," 14 Jan. 2020 The Heat are one of the best shooting teams in the league, and while the Nets have struggled with efficiency, their fast pace gives them added possessions. Cameron Dasilva, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, "Miami Heat at Brooklyn Nets odds, picks and best bets," 10 Jan. 2020 Similarly, men should aim to keep their added sugar intake to less than nine teaspoons a day, or about 150 calories. Lisa Drayer, CNN, "12 small resolutions to clean up your diet in 2020," 19 Dec. 2019 With orange peel and spices and sometimes an extra boost from added spirit, the two preparations are quite similar, and some of the differences may be more about individual preferences than national ones. M. Carrie Allan, Washington Post, "Make the Swedish mulled wine glogg, and your house will smell like Christmas," 13 Dec. 2019 Choosing pieces that are already in the waste cycle enable you to indulge that shopping bug without the added environmental guilt, so go nuts! Isabel Montes, Harper's BAZAAR, "This Look Is Money: How to Dress Sustainably in New York City," 22 Nov. 2019

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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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11 Feb 2020

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“Added.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/added. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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