|1.||[ verb ] make an addition (to); join with others; increase by another or several|
"We added two students to that dorm room" "She added a personal note to her letter" "Add insult to injury"
|Related terms:||take_away increase include compound supplement inject put_on put_on mix modify punctuate add_on string canonize milk work_in gild_the_lily canonise fortify stud adjoin intercalate welt enrich button concatenate butylate addition|
|2.||[ verb ] state or say further|
`It doesn't matter,' he supplied"
|Related terms:||state slip_in toss_in|
|3.||[ verb ] of a quality, as in|
|Synonyms:||contribute lend bring impart bestow|
: "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"
|Related terms:||change throw_in instill tinsel addition|
|4.||[ verb ] (mathematics) make an addition by combining numbers|
"Add 27 and 49, please!"
|Related terms:||subtract calculate foot arithmetic total total adder|
|5.||[ verb ] determine the sum of|
|Synonyms:||add_up total summate tot_up add_together sum_up sum tally tote_up tot|
"Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
|Related terms:||count sum sum count sum summation|
|6.||[ noun ] (medicine) a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders|
|Synonyms:||adhd attention_deficit_hyperactivity_disorder hyperkinetic_syndrome mbd minimal_brain_damage minimal_brain_dysfunction attention_deficit_disorder|
|Related terms:||disorder syndrome hyperactivity|
|7.||[ verb ] constitute an addition|
"This paper will add to her reputation"