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Definition of ADD

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Add \Add\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Added}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adding}.] [L. addere; ad + dare to give, put. Cf. {Date}, {Do}.]
     1. To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on). [1913 Webster]

              The Lord shall add to me another son. --Gen. xxx.
                                                    24. [1913 Webster]

     2. 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. [1913 Webster]

              Back to thy punishment,
              False fugitive, and to thy speed add wings.
                                                    --Milton. [1913 Webster]

              As easily as he can add together the ideas of two days or two years.                    --Locke. [1913 Webster]

     3. To append, as a statement; to say further.
        [1913 Webster]

              He added that he would willingly consent to the entire abolition of the tax.          --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

     Syn: {To Add}, {Join}, {Annex}, {Unite}, {Coalesce}.

     Usage: We {add} by bringing things together so as to form a whole. We {join} by putting one thing to another in close or continuos connection. We {annex} by attaching some adjunct to a larger body. We {unite} by bringing things together so that their parts adhere or intermingle. Things {coalesce} by coming together or mingling so as to form one organization. To {add} quantities; to join houses; to {annex} territory; to {unite} kingdoms; to make parties {coalesce}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Add \Add\, v. i.
     1. To make an addition. To add to, to augment; to increase; as, it adds to our anxiety. "I will add to your yoke." --1 Kings xii. 14. [1913 Webster]

     2. To perform the arithmetical operation of addition; as, he adds rapidly. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

ADD
         Adapter Device Driver (OS/2)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

ADD
         AGP Digital Display [adapter] (AGP)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

102 Moby Thesaurus words for "add":
     adjoin, affix, agglutinate, algebraize, amalgamate, annex, append, assimilate, attach, augment, blend, burden, calculate, cast, cipher, clutter, coalesce, combine, come together, complicate, compound, comprise, compute, conjoin, connect, consolidate, cumber, decorate, divide, dope out, embody, encompass, encumber, enlarge, estimate, extract roots, fasten, figure, figure in, figure out, flux, foot, fuse, glue on, hitch on, include, incorporate, increase, infix, integrate, interblend, interfuse, join, join with, lump together, make one, measure, meld, melt into one, merge, mix, multiply, ornament, paste on, plus, postfix, prefix, put together, put with, reckon, reembody, roll into one, saddle, saddle with, score, shade into, slap on, solidify, subjoin, subtract, suffix, sum, summate, superadd, superimpose, superpose, syncretize, syndicate, synthesize, tack on, tag, tag on, take account of, take on, tally, tot, total, tote, unify, unite, unite with, work out


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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