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Meaning of "add up" - American English Dictionary

add up

phrasal verb with add  us   /æd/ verb [I/T]

(BE REASONABLE)

to seem reasonable or likely: Watson claimed he was at home at the time of the murder, but police said his story didn't add up.
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