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ad·di·tion

 (ə-dĭsh′ən)
n.
1. Mathematics
a. The operation that, for positive integers, consists of increasing by a definite number of increments of 1. The operation is extended to other numbers according to the additive properties of positive integers and other algebraic properties.
b. Any of certain analogous operations involving mathematical objects other than numbers.
2. The process of adding or joining something to something else, typically to make it larger: The addition of a porch to the house would increase its resale value.
3. Something added: This painting would make a fine addition to the museum's collection.
Idioms:
in addition
Also; as well.
in addition to
Over and above; besides.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin additiō, additiōn-, from additus, past participle of addere, to add; see add.]

ad·di′tion·al adj.
ad·di′tion·al·ly adv.

addition

(əˈdɪʃən)
n
1. the act, process, or result of adding
2. a person or thing that is added or acquired
3. (Mathematics) a mathematical operation in which the sum of two numbers or quantities is calculated. Usually indicated by the symbol +
4. chiefly US and Canadian a part added to a building or piece of land; annexe
5. (Law) obsolete a title following a person's name
6. in addition (adverb) also; as well; besides
7. in addition to (preposition) besides; as well as
[C15: from Latin additiōn-, from addere to add]

ad•di•tion

(əˈdɪʃ ən)

n.
1. the act or process of adding or uniting.
2. the process of uniting two or more numbers into one sum, represented by the symbol +.
3. the result of adding.
4. something added.
5. a wing, room, etc., added to a building.
6. a chemical reaction in which two or more substances combine to form another compound.
Idioms:
1. in addition, besides; also.
2. in addition to, as well as; besides.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin additiō <addi-, variant s. of addere to add]
syn: addition, accessory, adjunct, attachment refer to something joined to or used with something else. addition is the general word for anything joined to something previously existing; it carries no implication of size, importance, or kind: to build an addition to the town library. An accessory is a nonessential part or object that makes something more complete, convenient, or attractive: clothing accessories; camera accessories. An adjunct is a subordinate addition that aids or assists but is usu. separate: a second machine as an adjunct to the first. An attachment is an supplementary part that may be easily connected and removed: a sewing machine attachment for pleating.

ad·di·tion

(ə-dĭsh′ən)
The act, process, or operation of adding two or more numbers to compute their sum.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.addition - a component that is added to something to improve itaddition - a component that is added to something to improve it; "the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement"; "the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor"
additive - something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
afterthought - an addition that was not included in the original plan; "the garage was an afterthought"
annex, annexe, wing, extension - an addition that extends a main building
attachment - a supplementary part or accessory
constituent, element, component - an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
elongation, extension - an addition to the length of something
2.addition - the act of adding one thing to anotheraddition - the act of adding one thing to another; "the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect"; "the addition of a leap day every four years"
step-up, increase - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
retrofit - the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured; "the court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles"
fluoridation, fluoridisation, fluoridization - the addition of a fluoride to the water supply (to prevent dental decay)
subtraction, deduction - the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole); "he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"
3.addition - a quantity that is addedaddition - a quantity that is added; "there was an addition to property taxes this year"; "they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks"
indefinite quantity - an estimated quantity
accretion - something contributing to growth or increase; "he scraped away the accretions of paint"; "the central city surrounded by recent accretions"
4.addition - something added to what you already haveaddition - something added to what you already have; "the librarian shelved the new accessions"; "he was a new addition to the staff"
acquisition - something acquired; "a recent acquisition by the museum"
5.addition - a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential areaaddition - a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area
suburb, suburban area, suburbia - a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
6.addition - the arithmetic operation of summingaddition - the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers; "the summation of four and three gives seven"; "four plus three equals seven"
arithmetic operation - a mathematical operation involving numbers

addition

noun
1. extra, supplement, complement, adjunct, increase, gain, bonus, extension, accessory, additive, appendix, increment, appendage, addendum This book is a worthy addition to the series.
2. inclusion, adding, increasing, extension, attachment, adjoining, insertion, incorporation, annexation, accession, affixing, augmentation It was completely refurbished with the addition of a picnic site.
inclusion removal, deduction, detachment, subtraction
3. counting up, totalling, reckoning, summing up, adding up, computation, totting up, summation simple addition and subtraction problems
counting up reduction, deduction, subtraction
in addition to as well as, along with, on top of, besides, to boot, additionally, over and above, to say nothing of, into the bargain There's a postage and packing fee in addition to the repair charge.

addition

noun
1. The act or process of adding:
2. Something tending to augment something else:
Translations
إضَافَة، زِيَادَهجـَمْـع
събиране
sčítánípřídavekpřírůstek
additionforøgelse
lisäysyhteenlasku
összeadás
samlagningviðbótviîbót
sčítanie
dodatekpoleg tegaseštevanje
addition
eklemekatılmayeni üye

addition

[əˈdɪʃən]
A. N
1. (Math) → adición f, suma f
if my addition is correctsi he sumado bien
to do additionhacer sumas
2. (= act) → adición f
in additionademás
in addition toademás de
with the addition of a cardigan, it makes the perfect summer outfitañadiendo una chaqueta, es el conjunto perfecto para el verano
3. (= thing added) these are our new additionséstas son nuestras nuevas adquisiciones
this is a welcome addition to our books on agricultureéste aumenta valiosamente nuestra colección de libros sobre agricultura
we made additions to our stocksaumentamos nuestras existencias
an addition to the familyun nuevo miembro de la familia
B. CPD addition sign Nsigno m de sumar

addition

[əˈdɪʃən] n
(MATHEMATICS)addition f
(= process of adding) → ajout m
with the addition of sth, by the addition of sth → avec l'ajout de qch
in addition → en plus, de plus
He's broken his leg and, in addition, he's caught a cold → Il s'est cassé la jambe et en plus, il a attrapé un rhume.
in addition to → en plus de
In addition to the price of the cassette, there's a charge for postage → En plus du prix de la cassette, il y a des frais de port.
(= thing added) → ajout m
an addition to sth → un ajout à qch

addition

n
(Math) → Addition f
(= adding)Zusatz m; the addition of another person would make the team too largeeine zusätzliche or weitere Person würde das Team zu groß machen; the addition of one more country to the EUdie Erweiterung der EU um ein weiteres Land
(= thing added)Zusatz m(to zu); (to list) → Ergänzung f(to zu); (to building) → Anbau m (→ to an +acc); (to income) → Aufbesserung f (→ to +gen); (to bill) → Zuschlag m(to zu), Aufschlag m (→ to auf +acc); they are expecting an addition to their family (inf)sie erwarten (Familien)zuwachs (inf)
in additionaußerdem, obendrein; in addition (to this) he said …und außerdem sagte er …; in addition to somethingzusätzlich zu etw; in addition to her other hobbieszusätzlich zu ihren anderen Hobbys; in addition to being unjustified his demand was also …seine Forderung war nicht nur ungerechtfertigt, sondern außerdem noch …

addition

[əˈdɪʃn] naggiunta (Math) → addizione f
if my addition is correct → se ho fatto bene i conti
there has been an addition to the family → la famiglia si è accresciuta
in addition to → oltre a, in aggiunta a
in addition, ... → inoltre,...

add

(ӕd) verb
1. (often with to) to put (one thing) to or with (another). He added water to his whisky.
2. (often with to, ~together, ~up) to find the total of (various numbers). Add these figures together; Add 124 to 356; He added up the figures.
3. to say something extra. He explained, and added that he was sorry.
4. (with to) to increase. His illness had added to their difficulties.
adˈdition noun
1. the act of adding. The child is not good at addition.
2. something added. They've had an addition to the family.
adˈditional adjective
This has meant additional work for me.
References in classic literature ?
said Laurie, knitting his black brows as if he did not regard his young host in the light of a pleasant addition to the party.
They expected to be able to shoot game on their way, and this would provide them food in addition to the concentrated supply they carried.
he said, in a voice as remarkable for the softness and sweetness of its tones, as was his person for its rare proportions; "I may speak of these things, and be no braggart; for I have been down at both havens; that which is situate at the mouth of Thames, and is named after the capital of Old England, and that which is called 'Haven', with the addition of the word'New'; and have seen the scows and brigantines collecting their droves, like the gathering to the ark, being outward bound to the Island of Jamaica, for the purpose of barter and traffic in four-footed animals; but never before have I beheld a beast which verified the true scripture war-horse like this: 'He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength; he goeth on to meet the armed men.
It contained, in addition to the necessary articles for housekeeping, a "bunk" or berth for Mr.
The popular imagination, indeed, long kept itself busy with the affair of the old Puritan Pyncheon and the wizard Maule; the curse which the latter flung from his scaffold was remembered, with the very important addition, that it had become a part of the Pyncheon inheritance.
In addition to his other vocations, he was the singing- master of the neighborhood, and picked up many bright shillings by instructing the young folks in psalmody.
And here Bildad, who, with Peleg, be it known, in addition to his other offices, was one of the licensed pilots of the port --he being suspected to have got himself made a pilot in order to save the Nantucket pilot-fee to all the ships he was concerned in, for he never piloted any other craft --Bildad, I say, might now be seen actively engaged in looking over the bows for the approaching anchor, and at intervals singing what seemed a dismal stave of psalmody, to cheer the hands at the windlass, who roared forth some sort of a chorus about the girls in Booble Alley, with hearty good will.
In addition there was an attic, made by the peak of the roof, and having one small window in each end.
A little harmless gossip ensued on various themes, such as where old Aunt Sally got her new red headkerchief, and how "Missis was a going to give Lizzy that spotted muslin gown, when she'd got her new berage made up;" and how Mas'r Shelby was thinking of buying a new sorrel colt, that was going to prove an addition to the glories of the place.
As we approached each other, I saw that he wore a plumed helmet, and seemed to be otherwise clothed in steel, but bore a curious addition also -- a stiff square garment like a herald's tabard.
At the end of five minutes from the beginning of the duel the surgeon stopped it; the challenging party had suffered such injuries that any addition to them might be dangerous.
Morrison that in addition to his gift of a hundred volumes to the reference library, he intended to celebrate it by offering prizes in English composition, a subject in which he was much interested.