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Meaning of word add from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

add   noun

Meaning : A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.

Synonyms : adhd, attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, hyperkinetic syndrome, mbd, minimal brain damage, minimal brain dysfunction

add   verb

Meaning : Make an addition (to). Join or combine or unite with others. Increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of.

Example : We added two students to that dorm room.
She added a personal note to her letter.
Add insult to injury.
Add some extra plates to the dinner table.

Take out or remove.

Take out the chicken after adding the vegetables.
take away, take out

Meaning : State or say further.

Example : `It doesn't matter,' he supplied.

Synonyms : append, supply

Meaning : Bestow a quality on.

Example : Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company.
The music added a lot to the play.
She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings.
This adds a light note to the program.

Synonyms : bestow, bring, contribute, impart, lend

Meaning : Make an addition by combining numbers.

Example : Add 27 and 49, please!.

Synonyms : add together

Make a subtraction.

Subtract this amount from my paycheck.
deduct, subtract, take off

Meaning : Determine the sum of.

Example : Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town.

Synonyms : add together, add up, sum, sum up, summate, tally, tot, tot up, total, tote up

Meaning : Constitute an addition.

Example : This paper will add to her reputation.