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Definition of Add


  1. To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on).
  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.
  3. To append, as a statement; to say further.
  4. To make an addition. To add to, to augment; to increase; as, it adds to our anxiety.
  5. To perform the arithmetical operation of addition; as, he adds rapidly.

Add Quotations

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
Rabindranath Tagore

Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.
Thomas Jefferson

To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
Douglas Adams

Life is a series of baby steps along the way and if you add up these tiny little steps you take toward your goal, whatever it is, whether it's giving up something, a terrible addiction or trying to work your way through an illness. When you total up those baby steps you'd be amazed over the course of 10 years, the strides you've taken.
Hoda Kotb

I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.
Mia Hamm
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Add Translations

add in Afrikaans is toevoeg, byvoeg
add in Dutch is bijtellen, optellen
add in French is rajouter, ajouter, ajoutent, ajoutons, additionner
add in Italian is aggiungere, integrare, addizionare, sommare
add in Latin is suppono subpono, addo, suggero, adaugeo
add in Norwegian is legge til
add in Portuguese is adicione
add in Spanish is suplementar, sumar, agregar
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