To add a wing to the building, to add seasoning to the sauce.
This adds to my pleasure.
It adds to our anxiety.
He adds rapidly.
To add a column of numbers.
An example of add is to put more hot sauce in the chili to increase its spiceness.
An example of add is to combine two and three to equal five.
If you add 5 and 10 and 17, the result is 32. If you add 6 to 8, you get 14.
Added 12 inches to the deck; flowers that added beauty to the dinner table.
After engaging the boss for one minute, two adds will arrive from the back and must be dealt with.
- To constitute; amount to:The revisions added up to a lot of work.
- to calculate the total of
- to equal the expected sumThese figures don't add up.
- to seem reasonableHis excuse just doesn't add up.
- to reach a total of
- to mean; signify