Addition



the act or process of or uniting.
the process of uniting two or more numbers into one sum, represented by the symbol +.
the result of .
something .
a wing, room, etc., to a building, or abutting land to real estate already owned.
Chemistry. a reaction in which two or more substances combine to form another compound.
in addition to, as well as; besides:
In addition to directing the play, she designed most of the scenery.
Contemporary Examples

In addition, banks that are found to have received loans from the Fed could be stigmatized, jeopardizing their recovery.
Look Who’s After the Fed Benjamin Sarlin May 10, 2010

In addition, some prominent evangelical groups are pro-reform, too.
The GOP’s Future: Move Right and Move White Michael Tomasky July 2, 2013

In addition, the government has collected $15.31 billion in dividends and reaped $9.28 billion for selling warrants in the banks.
Bailout’s Success Lets Treasury Take Loss on General Motors Stock Daniel Gross December 18, 2012

In addition to that accusation, Peres was for a long time viewed as a politician interested only in furthering his own position.
The Abba Eban Factor Brent E. Sasley December 3, 2012

Mango Launches Plus-Size Line: Spanish retailer Mango has announced its addition of a plus-size line, Violetta by Mango.
Lululemon Founder Resigns; Victoria Beckham’s Wedding Tiara Fails to Sell The Fashion Beast Team December 9, 2013

Historical Examples

In addition to these, was given to each as a present a pair of Ostjak boots.
Condemned as a Nihilist George Alfred Henty

In addition, these vegetables may be combined in almost any way.
Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences

She is sometimes, in addition, beaten on the back with tamarind switches.
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston

In addition, there were as many of books and magazines as she could wish.
Within the Law Marvin Dana

In addition it has a good telephone and electric lighting system.
Haiti J. Dryden Kuser

noun
the act, process, or result of adding
a person or thing that is added or acquired
a mathematical operation in which the sum of two numbers or quantities is calculated. Usually indicated by the symbol +
(mainly US & Canadian) a part added to a building or piece of land; annexe
(obsolete) a title following a person’s name
(adverb) in addition, also; as well; besides
(preposition) in addition to, besides; as well as
n.

late 14c., “action of adding numbers;” c.1400, “that which is added,” from Old French adition “increase, augmentation” (13c.), from Latin additionem (nominative additio) “an adding to, addition,” noun of action from past participle stem of addere (see add). Phrase in addition to “also” is from 1681.
addition
(ə-dĭsh’ən)
The act, process, or operation of adding two or more numbers to compute their sum.
see: in addition

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