Definitions for ADDæd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

addæd(v.t.)

  1. to unite or join so as to increase the number, quantity, size, or importance.

  2. to find the sum of (often fol. by up).

    Category: Math

  3. to say or write further.

  4. to cause to have as an additional quality:

    to add interest to a story.

  5. to include (usu. fol. by in).

  6. (v.i.)to perform the arithmetic operation of addition.

    Category: Math

  7. to be or serve as an addition (usu. fol. by to):

    His illness added to the family's troubles.

  8. add up, to amount to the correct total. to seem reasonable or consistent; make sense.

    Category: Idiom

  9. add up to, to signify; amount to.

    Category: Verb Phrase

Origin of add:

1325–75; ME < L addere=ad-ad - +-dere to put (akin to do1)

add′ed•ly(adv.)

add.

  1. addenda.

  2. addition.

    Category: Math

  3. additional.

  4. address.

ADD

  1. attention deficit disorder.

    Category: Pathology, Psychology

Princeton's WordNet

  1. attention deficit disorder, ADD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, hyperkinetic syndrome, minimal brain dysfunction, minimal brain damage, MBD(verb)

    a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders

  2. add(verb)

    make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of

    "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"

  3. add, append, supply(verb)

    state or say further

    "`It doesn't matter,' he supplied"

  4. lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring(verb)

    bestow a quality on

    "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"

  5. add, add together(verb)

    make an addition by combining numbers

    "Add 27 and 49, please!"

  6. total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up(verb)

    determine the sum of

    "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"

  7. add(verb)

    constitute an addition

    "This paper will add to her reputation"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. add(verb)æd

    to put with in order to increase, improve, etc.

    Add the eggs to the mixture.; Adding adjectives will make your writing more lively.; The glass adds to the beauty of the building.

  2. addæd

    to say sth else

    "But I'm not sure," he added.; "I'm here," he said, then added that he was sorry to be late.

  3. addæd

    ≠ subtract

    to add two numbers together

Wiktionary

  1. add(Noun)

    An additional enemy that joined the fight after the primary target.

    After engaging the boss for one minute, two adds will arrive from the back and must be dealt with.

  2. add(Noun)

    An act or instance of adding.

  3. add(Verb)

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

    to add numbers

  4. add(Verb)

    To combine elements of (something) into one quantity.

    to add a column of numbers

  5. add(Verb)

    To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on).

  6. add(Verb)

    To append, as a statement; to say further.

  7. add(Verb)

    To make an addition. To add to, to augment; to increase.

    It adds to our anxiety.

  8. add(Verb)

    To perform the arithmetical operation of addition.

    He adds rapidly.

  9. Origin: addere, from + dare. Compare date, do.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Add(verb)

    to give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on)

  2. Add(verb)

    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

  3. Add(verb)

    to append, as a statement; to say further

  4. Add(verb)

    to make an addition. To add to, to augment; to increase; as, it adds to our anxiety

  5. Add(verb)

    to perform the arithmetical operation of addition; as, he adds rapidly

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ADD' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1383

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ADD' in Written Corpus Frequency: #767

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ADD' in Verbs Frequency: #79


Translations for ADD

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

add(verb)

(often with to ) to put (one thing) to or with (another)

He added water to his whisky.

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