Synonyms for add up

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ad
Phonetic Transcription : æd

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Définition of add up

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.
  • As in intend : verb have in mind; determine
  • As in mean : verb signify, convey
  • As in number : verb count, calculate
  • As in prove : verb establish facts; put to a test
  • As in verify : verb confirm, validate
  • As in come : verb extend, reach
  • As in compute : verb calculate, estimate
  • As in count : verb add, check in order
  • As in deduce : verb figure out, understand
  • As in denote : verb designate, mean
  • As in aggregate : verb combine into a collection
  • As in enumerate : verb list, count
Example sentences :
  • 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
  • Every column, every row, and each of the two diagonals now add up to 12.
  • Extract from : « The Canterbury Puzzles » by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  • Unlike those of Dora Copperfield, their accounts will "add up."
  • Extract from : « History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III) » by Various
  • He laughed again, and then, going back to his desk, began to add up his figures.
  • Extract from : « Madame Midas » by Fergus Hume
  • It seemed to him a million beginnings could add up to nothing.
  • Extract from : « When the Owl Cries » by Paul Bartlett
  • The sum of infamies and high achievements is too complicated to add up.
  • Extract from : « The Problem of Foreign Policy » by Gilbert Murray
  • After each player has had three turns, let every one add up her scores.
  • Extract from : « Mother Nature's Toy-Shop » by Lina Beard
  • Perhaps in the meantime I shall be able to add up my accounts!
  • Extract from : « Nursery Comedies » by Lady Florence Eveleen Eleanore Bell
  • He has so many facts that he cannot sort them out and add up the total.
  • Extract from : « Windfalls » by (AKA Alpha of the Plough) Alfred George Gardiner
  • It does not suffice to add up the number of votes where they do not avail.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Jefferson Davis » by Frank H. Alfriend

Antonyms for add up

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