Meaning of “add up (something)” in the English Dictionary

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"add up (something)" in American English

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add up (something)

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


to calculate the total of two or more numbers:

We added up the cost of everything we wanted to buy and divided the total between us.

(Definition of “add up (something)” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)