Misadd



[ad] /æd/

verb (used with object)
1.
to unite or join so as to increase the number, quantity, size, or importance:
to add two cups of sugar; to add a postscript to her letter; to add insult to injury.
2.
to find the sum of (often followed by up):
Add this column of figures. Add up the grocery bills.
3.
to say or write further.
4.
to include (usually followed by in):
Don’t forget to add in the tip.
verb (used without object)
5.
to perform the arithmetic operation of :
children learning to add and subtract.
6.
to be or serve as an (usually followed by to):
His illness added to the family’s troubles.
noun
7.
Journalism. copy added to a completed story.
Verb phrases
8.
add up to, to signify; indicate:
The evidence adds up to a case of murder.
Idioms
9.
add up,

/æd/
verb
1.
to combine (two or more numbers or quantities) by addition
2.
(transitive) foll by to. to increase (a number or quantity) by another number or quantity using addition
3.
(transitive) often foll by to. to join (something) to something else in order to increase the size, quantity, effect, or scope; unite (with): to add insult to injury
4.
(intransitive) foll by to. to have an extra and increased effect (on): her illness added to his worries
5.
(transitive) to say or write further
6.
(transitive) foll by in. to include
noun
7.
(informal) an instance of adding someone to one’s list of contacts on a social networking site, esp MySpace: Thanks for the add!
abbreviation
1.
attention deficit disorder
v.

late 14c., “to join or unite (something to something else),” from Latin addere “add to, join, attach, place upon,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + -dere comb. form meaning “to put, place,” from dare “to give” (see date (n.1)). Meaning “to do sums, do addition” also is from late 14c. Related: Added; adding. To add up “make sense” is from 1942.

ADD abbr.
attention deficit disorder
ADD
Abbreviation of attention deficit disorder
1.
Administration on Developmental Disabilities
2.
attention deficit disorder

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