Synonyms for addition

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-dish-uhn
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdɪʃ ən

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Définition of addition

Origin :
  • late 14c., "action of adding numbers;" c.1400, "that which is added," from Old French adition "increase, augmentation" (13c.), from Latin additionem (nominative additio) "an adding to, addition," noun of action from past participle stem of addere (see add). Phrase in addition to "also" is from 1681.
  • noun process of conjoining, adding
  • noun something conjoined to or enlargement of something
  • noun arithmetical process of augmentation
Example sentences :
  • I have another favour to ask, in addition to the many claims you already have upon me.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • But the family-party was soon to be broken up—not by subtraction, but by addition.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • In addition, there were as many of books and magazines as she could wish.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • In addition, these vegetables may be combined in almost any way.
  • Extract from : « Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 » by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • The same singers, with the addition of Anastasia Robinson, appeared in the season of 1721-22.
  • Extract from : « Handel » by Edward J. Dent
  • In addition, two or three horses ran in Philip Crane's own name.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • It had been well rubbed in, too, made of a plastic adherence by the addition of mucilage.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • In addition to this motive he felt an inclination to probe the matter to its utmost depths.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • To her, the relative importance of the farm to Billy was as simple as a problem in addition.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • "You will do me the favour, mother, to accept of this addition to your jointure," said he.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth

Antonyms for addition

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