: a number to be added to another

Examples of addend in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The addend near-Earth effect. Jedidiah Alex Koh, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2021

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Word History


short for addendum

First Known Use

1674, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of addend was in 1674

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“Addend.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition


ad·​dend ˈad-ˌend How to pronounce addend (audio)
: a number that is to be added to another
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