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    add - Dictionary definition and meaning for word add

    (noun) a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders Definition
    (verb) make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    (verb) state or say further
    Synonyms : append , supply
    Example Sentence
    • `It doesn't matter,' he supplied
    (verb) bestow a quality on
    Synonyms : bestow , bring , contribute , impart , lend
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    (verb) make an addition by combining numbers
    Synonyms : add together
    Example Sentence
    • Add 27 and 49, please!
    (verb) determine the sum of
    Synonyms : add together , add up , sum , sum up , summate , tally , tot , tot up , total , tote up
    Example Sentence
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town
    (verb) constitute an addition
    Example Sentence
    • This paper will add to her reputation
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