Synonyms and Antonyms of add
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.
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
elongate, lengthen, prolong, protract
enhance, heighten, intensify, magnify
complement, supplement, supply
enforce, reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen
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
to combine (numbers) into a single sum
- When she added all the phone charges herself, she discovered an error in her bill.
calculate, cipher, compute, figure, reckon, table, tabulate, tally, work out
divide, multiply, subtract
count, enumerate, number, tell