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  1. add up toverb

    To have a particular effect.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of add up to in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of add up to in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of add up to in a Sentence

  1. Bill Clinton:

    The longer I live, the more places I go and people I meet, the more certain I am that everyone has gifts to be recognized and celebrated, together our contributions add up to something greater than we could offer on our own. Isn't that the goal of a community or a congregation?

  2. Jessica Bartfield:

    It may not add up to much weight loss on its own, but it certainly comes into play if you’re looking to maintain any weight you’re already losing.

  3. Arthur Miller:

    A man can’t go out the way he came in… a man has got to add up to something!

  4. De Brum:

    Small island countries need that confidence ... to accept a treaty that does not have 2 degrees guaranteed anywhere, it has to be flexible enough to allow for greater ambition, that's what all the component parts must add up to.

  5. Rachael Kapatuka:

    People may think charcoal is cheap, but it is not, small packs we get daily add up to quite a lot of money. And we have to buy candles, too, for lighting.

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    a small restaurant serving beer and wine as well as food; usually cheap
    • A. helm
    • B. muddle
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