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Princeton's WordNet

  1. addition, add-on, improvernoun

    a component that is added to something to improve it

    "the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement"; "the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor"

  2. accessory, appurtenance, supplement, add-onverb

    a supplementary component that improves capability

  3. add onverb

    make an addition

    "Let's add on to this"

  4. append, add on, supplement, affixverb

    add to the very end

    "He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language"


  1. add-onnoun

    Something which can be appended to something else.

  2. add-onnoun

    A software extension or hardware peripheral that provides additional functions or customization for a core application or system.


  1. Add-on

    Add-ons are installable enhancements to the Mozilla Foundation's projects, and projects based on them. Add-ons allow the user to add or augment application features, use themes to their liking, and handle new types of content.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of add-on in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of add-on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of add-on in a Sentence

  1. Steve Scalise:

    With her background as majority whip in West Virginia, she was the perfect person to add on to the whip team.

  2. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    Let me make it clear absolutely and once for all: we will neither outsource our security, nor will we renegotiate or add on to a deal we have already implemented in good faith.

  3. Patrick Thomas:

    Maybe there's a piece of technology we want to acquire to add on to that business. We'd love it to be bigger.

  4. Laurence Debroux:

    Our pipeline of add-on M&A is pretty full. We have a small but very efficient M&A team and they are looking at a lot of things, none of them really significant or material, but all of them adding something if we do it on a market-by-market basis.

  5. Emily Wales:

    So many patients were coming with really high emotional needs, it's already really challenging because of state restrictions, but you add on to that, potentially, a trip overnight, finding a place to keep your kids while you are seeking care in another state and just feeling like your actions are criminalized in your home state. That was a level of intense support needs that our team has really struggled to fill.

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    repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentences, verses, etc.
    • A. epiphora
    • B. hypostatization
    • C. taper
    • D. profaneness

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