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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Recent Examples on the Web An added attraction this year is a project done by a group of Art League members as a fundraiser for Feeding Medina County. Mary Jane Brewer, cleveland, "Aquarius art exhibit brightens COVID-19 winter in Medina," 11 Feb. 2021 The challenge of roster management also takes on added layers as the 2021 season approaches. Greg Luca, San Antonio Express-News, "UTSA can use signing day to put finishing touches on 2021 class," 2 Feb. 2021 An added bonus: Enjoy free shipping on purchases over $25. Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, "Save big on The North Face winter must-haves at Macy’s," 27 Nov. 2020 An added perk is that online banks often have better interest rates, thanks to lower operating costs. Ula Chrobak, Popular Science, "Switching your bank might help slow the climate crisis," 29 Dec. 2020 An added bonus of shopping locally is that your dollars are being put back into the local economy. London Gibson, The Indianapolis Star, "'Tricky this year': How to help the planet while gift shopping during the pandemic," 22 Dec. 2020 An added bonus: Shopping for their holiday gifts might inspire your relaxation too. Patia Braithwaite, SELF, "18 Comfy Gifts for Lounge Lizards," 16 Dec. 2020 The season had the usual Fargo-ian elements of murder, mayhem, and pitch-black comedy, but also with the added and timely resonance of looking at race relations in America. James Hibberd,, "Fargo showrunner breaks down that season 4 finale," 1 Dec. 2020 As always with tech unicorns, DoorDash’s investors are betting on virtually unlimited growth, but growth comes with added hiccups. Daniel Tenreiro, National Review, "DoorDash Prepares for Blockbuster IPO," 30 Nov. 2020

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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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27 Feb 2021

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“Added.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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