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3 letters words from 'add'

ADD 5DAD 5

2 letters words from 'add'

AD 3DA 3

All 3 letters words made out of add

add dad add dad dda dda

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Definitions and meaning of add

add

Etymology

From Latin addō (add, give unto), from ad (to) + (give).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /æd/
  • Rhymes: -æd
  • Homophone: ad

Verb

add (third-person singular simple present adds, present participle adding, simple past and past participle added)

  1. (transitive) To join or unite (e.g. 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.
  2. To sum up; to put together mentally.
    • 1689, John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
      [] as easily as he can add together the ideas of two days or two years.
  3. (transitive) To combine elements of (something) into one quantity.
  4. (transitive) To give by way of increased possession (to someone); to bestow (on).
    • 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost:
      Back to thy punishment, False fugitive, and to thy speed add wings.
  5. (transitive) To append (e,g, a statement); to say further information.
    • 1855, Thomas Babington Macaulay, The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, volume 3, page 37 [1]:
      He added that he would willingly consent to the entire abolition of the tax
    • 1900, L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Chapter 23
      "Bless your dear heart," she said, "I am sure I can tell you of a way to get back to Kansas." Then she added, "But, if I do, you must give me the Golden Cap."
  6. (intransitive) To make an addition; to augment; to increase.
    • 1611, King James Version, 1 Kings 12:14:
      I will add to your yoke
  7. (intransitive, mathematics) To perform the arithmetical operation of addition.
  8. (intransitive, video games) To summon minions or reinforcements.
    Typically, a hostile mob will add whenever it's within the aggro radius of a player.

Usage notes

  • We add by bringing things together so as to form a whole.
  • We join by putting one thing to another in close or continuous 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

Synonyms

  • (join or unite so as to increase the number): annex; See also Thesaurus:add
  • (put together mentally): add up, sum; See also Thesaurus:summate
  • (give by way of increased possession): bestow, give; See also Thesaurus:give
  • (combine elements into one quantity): coalesce, join, unite
  • (say further information): mention, note
  • (make an addition): augment, increase; See also Thesaurus:augment
  • (perform the arithmetical operation of addition):

Antonyms

  • (quantity): subtract
  • (matter): remove

Derived terms

Related terms

  • addend

Translations

Noun

add (plural adds)

  1. (radio) The addition of a song to a station's playlist.
    • 2006, David Baskerville, Music Business Handbook and Career Guide (page 370)
      In a typical week, 10 to 15 songs may be up for consideration as “adds” of new songs for the station's playlist.
    • 2013, Russ Hepworth-Sawyer, From Demo to Delivery
      Effectiveness of their work is measured by the number of “adds” they receive on the airplay charts of major trades.
  2. (computer science) An act or instance of adding.
  3. (video games) An additional enemy that joins a fight after the primary target.
    When the player has fought the boss for one minute, two adds will arrive from the back and must be dealt with.

Anagrams

  • DAD, Dad, dad

Hungarian

Alternative forms

  • adjad

Etymology

ad +‎ -d

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈɒdː]
  • Hyphenation: add
  • Rhymes: -ɒdː

Verb

add

  1. second-person singular subjunctive present definite of ad

Portuguese

Verb

add

  1. (Internet slang, uninflected) to add in certain internet services
    1. to friend (to add as a friend in a social network)
    2. to add (to add as a contact in an instant messenger service)

Usage notes

A rare occurrence in Portuguese, this verb is not inflected and will be in its infinitive form regardless of person or tense.

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:add.


Scots

Alternative forms

  • ad, ade, adde

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ad/

Verb

add (third-person singular present adds, present participle addin, past addit, past participle addit)

  1. to add

References

  • Eagle, Andy, ed. (2016) The Online Scots Dictionary, Scots Online.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to compute the sum of.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)