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add

verb

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  1. 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 of add adjoin, annex, append, subjoin, tack (on) Words Related to add 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 of add 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 of add abate, bate, deduct, knock off, remove, subtract, take off

  2. 2 to combine (numbers) into a single sum when she added all the phone charges herself, she discovered an error in her bill Synonyms of add cast (up), foot (up), sum, summate, tot (up), total, totalize, tote (up) Words Related to add 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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