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A quantity to which the addend is added.

[Latin augendum, a thing to be increased, from neuter gerundive of augēre, to increase; see aug- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈɔːdʒɛnd; ɔːˈdʒɛnd)
(Mathematics) a number to which another number, the addend, is added
[from Latin augendum that is to be increased, from augēre to increase]


(ˈɔ dʒɛnd, ɔˈdʒɛnd)

a number to which another is added in forming a sum.
[1905–10; < Latin augendum, augēre to increase]
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Noun1.augend - a number to which another number (the addend) is added
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
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