adds up (to)

present tense third-person singular of add up (to)
as in comes (to)
to be the same in meaning or effect whether we take the 4:00 train or the 4:15 bus, it adds up to the same thing: they both get us back too late

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as in numbers
to have a total of even if we pool all our money, it won't add up to enough to rent a beach house for a week

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“Adds up (to).” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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