Definitions for addition

Definitions for (noun) addition

Main entry: addition

Definition: the act of adding one thing to another

Usage: the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect; the addition of a leap day every four years

Main entry: summation, plus, addition

Definition: the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers

Usage: the summation of four and three gives seven; four plus three equals seven

Main entry: add-on, addition, improver

Definition: a component that is added to something to improve it

Usage: the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement; the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor

Main entry: addition

Definition: a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area

Main entry: accession, addition

Definition: something added to what you already have

Usage: the librarian shelved the new accessions; he was a new addition to the staff

Main entry: addition, increase, gain

Definition: a quantity that is added

Usage: there was an addition to property taxes this year; they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks

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