What does add mean?

Definitions for add
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word add.

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"

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Add

    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.—add?read, to, d?re, to put.]

Editors Contribution

  1. add

    To change the amount or number of.

    They did add much more people to their wedding list and simplified the menu and length of the function.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 25, 2020  
  2. add

    To create what is just and fair.

    They did add money to ensure all people have their human rights.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 3, 2020  

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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

Anagrams for add »

  1. dad, Dad, DAD

How to pronounce add?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say add in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of add in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of add in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of add in a Sentence

  1. Cheng Rong-fong:

    We're planning to add around 100 landmarks and installations to each of stage to enrich the experience.

  2. Red Bull in 2007-2010:

    Weight is crucial for us, the lightweight materials that Puma are now using in the suits, in the footwear, in the gloves, save us grams but they all add up.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Of course if you listen to the pundits, we weren't expected to win too much and now we're winning, winning, winning the country, tonight we had 45%, 46% and tomorrow you'll be hearing, 'You know if they could just take the other candidates and add them up...'.

  4. Walter Odisho:

    The idea of achieving significant savings in a single action is a fallacy. We'll take the opportunities and when you add them all up together, I think they will amount to quite significant improvements.

  5. Carl Pickhardt:

    I really want to be there to help you sort out what you hear from other kids,' 'I'll just give you my perception of stuff that you can add to your own thinking to figure out what you believe. ... I'd like to be there to be able to do that for you.'.

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