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  Definition of addition
  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. a component that is added to something to improve it; "the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement"; "the addition of cinammon improved the flavor"
  4. a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area
  5. something added to what you already have; "the librarian shelved the new accessions"; "he was a new addition to the staff"
  6. 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"
Similar Words: summation, plus, add-on, improver, accession, increase, gain

 

Hyponyms: retrofit, fluoridation, fluoridization, fluoridisation, additive, afterthought, annex, annexe, extension, wing, attachment, elongation, accretion

 

Derivational Morphology: add, total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add together, tally, add up, better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate, add on, lend, impart, bestow, contribute, bring, increase

 

Anagrams: donation, nidation

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: dodatak and dodavanje and sabiranje   Breton: sammadur  
Bulgarian: събиране   Dutch: optelling and toevoeging  
Estonian: liitmine   Finnish: lisäys and yhteenlasku  
French: addition   German: Addition and Zufügung and Zusatz  
Greek: πρόσθεση and προσθετημένος   Hebrew: הוספה and חיבור and תוספת  
Indonesian: tambah   Italian: addizione  
Japanese: (''making addition to a house'') 建て増し and 足し算 and 付加   Lithuanian: sudėtis  
Maltese: għadd and żied and żjieda   Norwegian: addisjon and tillegg  
Novial: aditione   Polish: dodatek and dodawanie  
Portuguese: adição   Russian: сложение  
Slovak: sčítanie   Spanish: suma  
Swedish: addition   Telugu: కూడిక and చేర్పు  
 
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