Synonyms and Antonyms of add
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 Synonyms adjoin, annex, append, subjoin, tack (on) Related Words affix, attach, fasten, fix, graft, hitch, tag, tie; infuse, inject, insert, interfuse, introduce; aggrandize, amplify, augment, beef (up), boost, compound, enlarge, escalate, expand, extend, increase, multiply, raise, swell up; elongate, lengthen, prolong, protract; enhance, heighten, intensify, magnify; complement, supplement, supply; enforce, reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen; maximize Near Antonyms detach, disconnect, disjoin, separate, unfasten; amputate, cut, excise, lop (off), sever; contract, decrease, diminish, lessen, lower, reduce; abbreviate, abridge, curtail, shorten; compress, condense, constrict, cut back, retrench Antonyms abate, bate, deduct, knock off, remove, subtract, take off
2 to combine (numbers) into a single sum when she added all the phone charges herself, she discovered an error in her bill Synonyms cast (up), foot (up), sum, summate, tot (up), total, totalize, tote (up) Related Words calculate, cipher, compute, figure, reckon, table, tabulate, tally, work out; divide, multiply, subtract; count, enumerate, number, tell; recompute, refigure Phrases put together
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