Antonyms for add


Grammar : Verb
Spell : ad
Phonetic Transcription : æd


Définition add

Origin :
  • late 14c., "to join or unite (something to something else)," from Latin addere "add to, join, attach, place upon," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + -dere comb. form meaning "to put, place," from dare "to give" (see date (n.1)). Meaning "to do sums, do addition" also is from late 14c. Related: Added; adding. To add up "make sense" is from 1942.
  • verb simple arithmetical process of increase; accumulation
  • verb adjoin, increase; make further comment
Example sentences :
  • "With just a dash of orange bitters in it," another might add.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Essentially teachers,--I might add, they were publicists as well as professors.
  • Extract from : « 'Tis Sixty Years Since » by Charles Francis Adams
  • We were overjoyed; and I need not add I was very thankful for this good fortune.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • I had almost omitted to add, that he was a ladies' haberdasher.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • They have claims on the magnanimity and, I may add, on the justice of this nation which we must all feel.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • They add up to only a tiny fraction of the price that has been paid for our freedom.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Which of you by being over-anxious can add a single foot to his height?
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • So much is abundantly plain both from what I have said and from what I am about to add.
  • Extract from : « A Theological-Political Treatise [Part II] » by Benedict of Spinoza
  • More I could add, but brevity is best;-- These are our claims to honour you as Guest.
  • Extract from : « De Libris: Prose and Verse » by Austin Dobson
  • Add the milk, butter, salt, and pepper and return the clams.
  • Extract from : « Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3 » by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences

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