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  • add together — verb 1. make an addition by combining numbers Add 27 and 49, please! • Syn: ↑add • Ant: ↑subtract (for: ↑add) • See Also: ↑add up …   Useful english dictionary

  • add insult to injury — 1. To treat an affronted person with further indignity 2. To make matters worse • • • Main Entry: ↑insult * * * add insult to injury phrase to make a bad situation even worse, especially by treating someone very badly To add insult to injury,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • add — (v.) late 14c., to join or unite (something to something else), from L. addere add to, join, attach, place upon, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + dere comb. form meaning to put, place, from dare to give (see DATE (Cf. date) (n.1 …   Etymology dictionary

  • See — (s[=e]), v. t. [imp. {Saw} (s[add]); p. p. {Seen} (s[=e]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Seeing}.] [OE. seen, sen, seon, AS. se[ o]n; akin to OFries. s[=i]a, D. zien, OS. & OHG. sehan, G. sehen, Icel. sj[=a], Sw. se, Dan. see, Goth. sa[ i]hwan, and probably… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • add-in — add ,in see ADD ON …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Add-on (Mozilla) — For Mozilla s official add ons website, see Mozilla Add ons. Featured Firefox addons from the official page Add ons are installable enhancements to the Mozilla Foundation s projects, and projects based on them. Add ons allow the user to add or… …   Wikipedia

  • add — verb 1 PUT WITH (T) to put something with something else or with a group of other things: add sth to sth: Do you want to add your name to the list? | I gave him a rare Swedish stamp to add to his collection. 2 COUNTING (I, T) to put two or more… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • add — [[t]æ̱d[/t]] ♦ adds, adding, added 1) VERB If you add one thing to another, you put it in or on the other thing, to increase, complete, or improve it. [V n to n] Add the grated cheese to the sauce... [V n to n] Since 1908, chlorine has been added …   English dictionary

  • add — /æd / (say ad) verb (t) 1. to unite or join so as to increase the number, quantity, size, or importance: to add another stone to the pile. 2. Also, add up. to find the sum of: *When they came to add up his service he was short by one day. –david… …  

  • add — addable, addible, adj. addedly, adv. /ad/, v.t. 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… …   Universalium

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