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addition

noun

1 addition

A component that is added to something to improve it:
— The addition of a bathroom was a major improvement.
— The addition of cinnamon improved the flavor.

synonyms: add-on, improver.

Roget 39: adjunct; addition, additament; additum [Lat.], affix, appelidage, annexe, annex; augment, augmentation; increment, reinforcement, supernumerary, ... show more



2 addition

The act of adding one thing to another.

Dutch: optellen, sommering, sommeren, adjunctie, toevoeging
Polish: dodanie

3 addition

A quantity that is added:
— There was an addition to property taxes this year.

synonyms: gain, increase.

Roget 37: addition, annexation, adjection; junction etc. 43; superposition, superaddition, superjunction, superfetation; accession, reinforcement; increase etc. ... show more

Dutch: aangroei, aanwas, stijging, toename
Polish: przybór

4 addition

Something added to what you already have:
— He was a new addition to the staff.

synonym: accession.

5 addition

A suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area.

6 addition

The arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers.

synonyms: plus, summation.

Roget 85: numeration; numbering etc. v.; pagination; tale, recension, enumeration, summation, reckoning, computation, supputation; calculation, calculus; ... show more

Dutch: optelling, sommatie
Polish: dodawanie, podliczanie, podsumowywanie, sumowanie


Moby thesaurus: Anschluss, L, access, accession, accessory, accident, accidental, accompaniment, accord, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, acquirement, acquisition, addenda, addendum, adding, additament, additionally ... show more.

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