Definitions for: Add


[n] a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
[v] make an addition (to); join with others; increase by another or several; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"
[v] make an addition by combining numbers; "Add 27 and 49, please!"
[v] determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
[v] state or say further; "`It doesn't matter,' he supplied"
[v] of a quality, as in; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"
[v] constitute an addition; "This paper will add to her reputation"



Webster (1913) Definition: Add, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Added; p. pr. & vb. n.
Adding.] [L. addere; ad + dare to give, put. Cf. Date,
Do.]
1. To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to
bestow (on).

The Lord shall add to me another son. --Gen. xxx.
24.



2. To join or unite, as one thing to another, or as several
particulars, so as to increase the number, augment the
quantity, enlarge the magnitude, or so as to form into one
aggregate. Hence: To sum up; to put together mentally; as,
to add numbers; to add up a column.

Back to thy punishment, False fugitive, and to thy
speed add wings. --Milton.

As easily as he can add together the ideas of two
days or two years. --Locke.

3. To append, as a statement; to say further.

He added that he would willingly consent to the
entire abolition of the tax. --Macaulay.

Syn: To Add, Join, Annex, Unite, Coalesce.

Usage: We add by bringing things together so as to form a
whole. We join by putting one thing to another in
close or continuos connection. We annex by attaching
some adjunct to a larger body. We unite by bringing
things together so that their parts adhere or
intermingle. Things coalesce by coming together or
mingling so as to form one organization. To add
quantities; to join houses; to annex territory; to
unite kingdoms; to make parties coalesce.


Add, v. i.
1. To make an addition. To add to, to augment; to increase;
as, it adds to our anxiety. ``I will add to your yoke.''
--1 Kings xii. 14.

2. To perform the arithmetical operation of addition; as, he
adds rapidly.

Synonyms: add together, add together, add up, ADHD, append, attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bestow, bring, contribute, hyperkinetic syndrome, impart, lend, MBD, minimal brain damage, minimal brain dysfunction, sum, sum up, summate, supply, tally, tot, tot up, total, tote up

Antonyms: deduct, subtract, take away, take off, take out

See Also: add on, alter, amount, button, butylate, calculate, canonise, canonize, change, cipher, combine, come, compound, compute, concatenate, constitute, count, cypher, enrich, enumerate, figure, form, fortify, hyperactivity, include, inject, insert, instill, intercalate, make, mark, milk, mix, mix in, modify, number, number, numerate, punctuate, put on, qualify, reckon, say, slip in, sneak in, state, stick in, string, string up, stud, supplement, syndrome, tell, throw in, tinsel, toss in, transfuse, welt, work in, work out

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