Synonyms for adds

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ad
Phonetic Transcription : æd

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Définition of adds

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 :
  • Every year he adds some fresh decoration, some new and exceptional scene.
  • Extract from : « De Libris: Prose and Verse » by Austin Dobson
  • It must be confessed (he adds drily) that in England this is a lifelong disqualification.
  • Extract from : « De Libris: Prose and Verse » by Austin Dobson
  • This may have increased the resistance, but it adds to the steadiness.
  • Extract from : « Flying Machines » by W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
  • So that he adds, upon the empty city, 'Burn it and melt its brass'.
  • Extract from : « The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI » by Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
  • He adds: “When I had cut the road, and finished the fort,” etc.
  • Extract from : « Chronicles of Border Warfare » by Alexander Scott Withers
  • And Allah willing,” he adds, “you will recover and be happy again.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
  • And the danger for me (it is a danger, I admit) only adds to the—fun.
  • Extract from : « The Lightning Conductor Discovers America » by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  • Any one who adds a general principle to knowledge has been a benefactor to the world.
  • Extract from : « Philebus » by Plato
  • And yet, as he adds, the true legislator is still required: he must co-operate with circumstances.
  • Extract from : « Laws » by Plato
  • He adds that he has exercised a similar power over the patients of his brother Herodicus.
  • Extract from : « Gorgias » by Plato

Antonyms for adds

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