Definition of add
1 : to join or unite so as to bring about an increase or improvement adds 60 acres to his land wine adds a creative touch to cooking
2 : to say further : append Do you have anything else to add to the discussion?
3 : to combine (numbers) into an equivalent simple quantity or number
4 : to include as a member of a group Don't forget to add me in.
1a : to perform additionb : to come together or unite by addition The facts added together to support his theory.
2a : to serve as an addition The movie will add to his fame.b : to make an addition added to her savings
addibleplay \ˈa-də-bəl\ adjective
Examples of add in a Sentence
She's planning to add some new flowers to the garden.
The company is adding over 200 jobs this year.
This winter, he added skiing to his list of favorite sports.
Add one cup of sugar to the mixture.
Next, add the remaining butter to the pan.
In this dish, fresh herbs add lots of color and flavor.
We can help you add excitement to your vacation.
The historical details add depth to his story.
She adds a certain amount of experience and authority to the project.
When you add three and seven, you get ten.
Recent Examples of add from the Web
Then, the lower end for the first two years becomes two transition tags, which would add to $63.21 million.
The next day when Albert Thibodeaux, a different commissioner, was on duty, Givens sought that commissioner's signature after adding a few extra sentences to the statement.
The S&P ASX 200 in Australia jumped 0.8 percent to 5,732.10, while the Shanghai Composite index added 1.4 percent to 3,230.98.
The company inked its first driverless-car partnership, with General Motors, in early 2016, and more recently added another deal, with MIT spinoff NuTonomy (pilots with both companies are expected to start launching this year and the next).
Adding Us Up is a recurring look at where Milwaukee and Wisconsin rank on the latest lists, from the semi-serious to the silly.
Viacom adds a twist to those considerations, raising the possibility of a bidding war.
Graham led the 10-hit parade with three singles, while Breazeale added two more hits to raise his average to .442.
The Cosentino Market in Brookside opened in 2004, and the family added the Power & Light District location in 2009.
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Definition of ADD
1 American Dialect Dictionary
2 attention deficit disorder
ADD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of add for English Language Learners
: to put (something) with another thing or group of things
: to mix or combine (an ingredient) with other ingredients
: to include (something) with something else
ADD Defined for Kids
Definition of add for Students
1 : to combine numbers into a single sum
2 : to join or unite to something They plan to add a room to the house.
3 : to cause to have Parsley adds color to the dish.
4 : to say something more The teacher added, “It's not only wrong, it's foolish.”
1 : to be added together to equal the expected amount
2 : to make sense Something about his story doesn't add up.
Medical Definition of add
Medical Definition of ADD
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