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
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"
add, append, supply(verb)
state or say further
"`It doesn't matter,' he supplied"
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"
add, add together(verb)
make an addition by combining numbers
"Add 27 and 49, please!"
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"
constitute an addition
"This paper will add to her reputation"
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.
An act or instance of adding.
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
To combine elements of (something) into one quantity.
to add a column of numbers
To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on).
To append, as a statement; to say further.
To make an addition. To add to, to augment; to increase.
It adds to our anxiety.
To perform the arithmetical operation of addition.
He adds rapidly.
Origin: addere, from + dare. Compare date, do.
to give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on)
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
to append, as a statement; to say further
to make an addition. To add to, to augment; to increase; as, it adds to our anxiety
to perform the arithmetical operation of addition; as, he adds rapidly
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ad, v.t. to put (one thing) to (another): to sum up (with to): to increase.—adjs. Add′able, Add′ible.—ns. Addibil′ity; Addit′ament (Charles Lamb), an addition; Addi′tion, the act of adding: the thing added: the rule in arithmetic for adding numbers together: title, honour.—adj. Addi′tional, that is added. [L.—addëre—ad, to, dãre, to put.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'ADD' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1383
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'ADD' in Written Corpus Frequency: #767
Rank popularity for the word 'ADD' in Verbs Frequency: #79
dad, Dad, DAD
The numerical value of ADD in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of ADD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You could be following a jet ski...they could add scent. They could add mist.
Herbs are a great thing to add to any dish to add a lot of flavor but little to no calories.
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
I love 3-D movies...that's exactly what it was like. you could be following a jet ski...they could add scent. They could add mist.
Philosophy consists very largely of one philosopher arguing that all others are jackasses. He usually proves it, and I should add that he also usually proves that he is one himself.
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Translations for ADD
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- اضاف, جمعArabic
- дадаваць, дадацьBelarusian
- разширявам, прибавям, добавям, сумирамBulgarian
- sumar, afegirCatalan, Valencian
- přidat, sečístCzech
- lægge sammen, addere, summereDanish
- addieren, hinzufügenGerman
- αθροίζω, προσθέτωGreek
- añadir, adicionar, sumarSpanish
- lisätä, laskea yhteen, summataFinnish
- ajouter, additionner, faire une addition, sommerFrench
- הוסיף, חיברHebrew
- ավելացնել, գումարել, հավելելArmenian
- 足す, 追加, 加えるJapanese
- 더하다, 더하기하다, 추가하다, 부연하다, 늘리다, 덧셈하다, 합산하다, 보태다, 덧붙이다, Korean
- pievienot, pieliktLatvian
- tambah, campurMalay
- bijtellen, optellen, toevoegenDutch
- dodawać, dodaćPolish
- adicionar, acrescentar, somarPortuguese
- adăuga, adunaRomanian
- добавлять, добавить, прибавлять, прибавитьRussian
- додати, сабратиSerbo-Croatian
- tillägga, summera, addera, lägga ihop, lägga tillSwedish
- dagdagan, idugtongTagalog
- nói, cộng, thêmVietnamese
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