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Definition of Addition

Addition

  1. The act of adding two or more things together; -- opposed to subtraction or diminution.
  2. Anything added; increase; augmentation; as, a piazza is an addition to a building.
  3. That part of arithmetic which treats of adding numbers.
  4. A dot at the right side of a note as an indication that its sound is to be lengthened one half.
  5. A title annexed to a man's name, to identify him more precisely; as, John Doe, Esq.; Richard Roe, Gent.; Robert Dale, Mason; Thomas Way, of New York; a mark of distinction; a title.
  6. Something added to a coat of arms, as a mark of honor; -- opposed to abatement.

Addition Quotations

We have gone through some difficult times like everyone else and perhaps our working together and respecting each other's abilities, in addition to that little thing called love, helped us survive.
Cynthia Weil

Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power.
Horace Mann

The nice girl thinks she's giving up something to get something better in return. She gives up control over her own life. When the time comes for her to get what she expected, she winds up disappointed. In addition to being empty-handed, she's depleted.
Sherry Argov

In addition to the decline in competition, American politics today is characterized by a growing ideological polarization between the two major political parties.
Thomas E. Mann

In addition to relieving patient suffering, research is needed to help reduce the enormous economic and social burdens posed by chronic diseases such as osteoporosis, arthritis, diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, cancer, heart disease, and stroke.
Ike Skelton
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Addition Translations

addition in Dutch is optelling
addition in German is Zusatz, Addition {f}, Nachtrag {m}, Addition {f}
addition in Italian is addizione, addizionare, aggiunta
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