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1 to join (something) to a mass, quantity, or number so as to bring about an overall increase
  • the band recently added a saxophonist and a keyboard player to its ranks
  • add another cup of flour to the mixture

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2 to combine (numbers) into a single sum
  • when she added all the phone charges herself, she discovered an error in her bill

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The first known use of add was in the 14th century

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“Add.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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