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English definition of “add”

add

verb [T]     /æd/
to put something with something else in order to improve it or increase the number or amount : add sth to sth Investors can add more money to the fund at any time . You can add a link to your own website .
to put one number or amount with another in order to calculate a total : add sth to sth You have to add the cost of postage to the subtotal . add sth together So when you add all those figures together, that is where 534 comes from.
FINANCE to increase in value by a particular amount , or to make something increase in value by a particular amount : add sth to sth Today its shares added 7p to 460p.
(Definition of add verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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