Meaning of ADD in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈad ]


Etymology: Middle English, from Latin addere, from ad- + -dere to put — more at do

Date: 14th century

transitive verb

1. : to join or unite so as to bring about an increase or improvement

add s 60 acres to his land

wine add s a creative touch to cooking

2. : to say further : append

3. : to combine (numbers) into an equivalent simple quantity or number

4. : to include as a member of a group

don't forget to add me in

intransitive verb


a. : to perform addition

b. : to come together or unite by addition


a. : to serve as an addition

the movie will add to his fame

b. : to make an addition

add ed to her savings

• add·able or add·ible ˈa-də-bəl adjective

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.