Meaning of ADDITION in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ə-ˈdi-shən, a- ]


Etymology: addicion Anglo-French, from Latin addition-, additio, from addere

Date: 14th century

1. : a part added (as to a building or residential section)

2. : the result of adding : increase

3. : the act or process of adding ; especially : the operation of combining numbers so as to obtain an equivalent simple quantity

4. : direct chemical combination of substances into a single product

- in addition

- in addition to

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