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English definition of “add”

add

verb
 
 
/æd/
PUT WITH [T] A2 to put something with something else: Add the eggs to the cream. Could you add apples to your shopping list?Increasing and intensifying
INCREASE [I, T] to increase an amount or level: Then there's the service charge which adds another ten percent to the bill. His voice just adds to his appeal.Increasing and intensifying
SAY MORE [T] B1 to say another thing: [+ that] She said she liked him but added that he was difficult to work with.Saying and utteringSaying againIncreasing and intensifying
CALCULATE [T] A2 to put two or more numbers or amounts together to get a total → See also add insult to injuryNumbering and counting
(Definition of add from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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