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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

It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if, in addition to the need or want involved, there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure.
Mortimer Adler

It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.
Walter Hagen

When I was growing up, my mother was always a friend to my siblings and me (in addition to being all the other things a mom is), and I was always grateful for that because I knew she was someone I could talk to and joke with, and argue with and that nothing would ever harm that friendship.
Marlo Thomas

Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.
Arthur Conan Doyle

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