Definitions 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. 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"
  3. a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area
  4. something added to what you already have; " the librarian shelved the new accessions"; " he was a new addition to the staff"
  5. Anything added; increase; augmentation; as, a piazza is an addition to a building.
  6. That part of arithmetic which treats of adding numbers.
  7. A dot at the right side of a note as an indication that its sound is to be lengthened one half.
  8. A title annexed to a man's name, to identify him more precisely; as, John Doe, Esq.; Richard Roe, Gent.; Robert Dale, Mason; Thomas Way, of New York; a mark of distinction; a title.
  9. The act of adding two or more things together; - opposed to subtraction or diminution.
  10. The act, process, or result of summing up numbers; the thing joined; the uniting of two or more numbers in one sum; an increase.
  11. The act of adding: the thing added: the rule in arithmetic for adding numbers together: title, honor.
  12. Act of adding; something added; sum.
  13. The act of adding, or that which is added; an increase; accession.
  14. The act or process of adding; anything added; an accession; the uniting of two or more numbers into one sum. The branch of arithmetic which treats of addings. The title annexed to a man's name, to show his rank, occupation, or place of residence. A dot at the right side of a note, to lengthen its sound one- half.
  15. An increase; uniting two or more numbers into one sum; something put to.
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