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Third person singular
- (transitive) To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on).
- The Lord shall add to me another son. - Genesis, 30:24
- (transitive) 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.
- (transitive) To append, as a statement; to say further.
- He added that he would willingly consent to the entire abolition of the tax. - w:William Macaulay
- (intransitive) To make an addition. To add to, to augment; to increase; as, it adds to our anxiety.
- I will add to your yoke. - 1 Kings 12:14
- (intransitive) (mathematics) To perform the arithmetical operation of addition; as, he adds rapidly.
- We add by bringing things together so as to form a whole.
- We join by putting one thing to another in close or continuos 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
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Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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