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NOUN (1)

1. a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders;
[syn: attention deficit disorder, ADD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, hyperkinetic syndrome, minimal brain dysfunction, minimal brain damage, MBD]


VERB (6)

1. make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of;
- Example: "We added two students to that dorm room"
- Example: "She added a personal note to her letter"
- Example: "Add insult to injury"
- Example: "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"

2. state or say further;
- Example: "`It doesn't matter,' he supplied"
[syn: add, append, supply]

3. bestow a quality on;
- Example: "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"
- Example: "The music added a lot to the play"
- Example: "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"
- Example: "This adds a light note to the program"
[syn: lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring]

4. make an addition by combining numbers;
- Example: "Add 27 and 49, please!"
[syn: add, add together]

5. determine the sum of;
- Example: "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
[syn: total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up]

6. constitute an addition;
- Example: "This paper will add to her reputation"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Add \Add\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Added; p. pr. & vb. n. Adding.] [L. addere; ad + dare to give, put. Cf. Date, Do.] 1. To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on). [1913 Webster] The Lord shall add to me another son. --Gen. xxx. 24. [1913 Webster] 2. To join or unite, as one thing to another, or as several particulars, so as to increase the number, augment the quantity, enlarge the magnitude, or so as to form into one aggregate. Hence: To sum up; to put together mentally; as, to add numbers; to add up a column. [1913 Webster] Back to thy punishment, False fugitive, and to thy speed add wings. --Milton. [1913 Webster] As easily as he can add together the ideas of two days or two years. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 3. To append, as a statement; to say further. [1913 Webster] He added that he would willingly consent to the entire abolition of the tax. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Syn: To Add, Join, Annex, Unite, Coalesce. Usage: We add by bringing things together so as to form a whole. We join by putting one thing to another in close or continuos connection. We annex by attaching some adjunct to a larger body. We unite by bringing things together so that their parts adhere or intermingle. Things coalesce by coming together or mingling so as to form one organization. To add quantities; to join houses; to annex territory; to unite kingdoms; to make parties coalesce. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Add \Add\, v. i. 1. To make an addition. To add to, to augment; to increase; as, it adds to our anxiety. "I will add to your yoke." --1 Kings xii. 14. [1913 Webster] 2. To perform the arithmetical operation of addition; as, he adds rapidly. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ADD n 1: a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders [syn: attention deficit disorder, ADD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, hyperkinetic syndrome, minimal brain dysfunction, minimal brain damage, MBD] v 1: make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table" [ant: take away, take out] 2: state or say further; "`It doesn't matter,' he supplied" [syn: add, append, supply] 3: bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program" [syn: lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring] 4: make an addition by combining numbers; "Add 27 and 49, please!" [syn: add, add together] [ant: deduct, subtract, take off] 5: determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town" [syn: total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up] 6: constitute an addition; "This paper will add to her reputation"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

102 Moby Thesaurus words for "add": adjoin, affix, agglutinate, algebraize, amalgamate, annex, append, assimilate, attach, augment, blend, burden, calculate, cast, cipher, clutter, coalesce, combine, come together, complicate, compound, comprise, compute, conjoin, connect, consolidate, cumber, decorate, divide, dope out, embody, encompass, encumber, enlarge, estimate, extract roots, fasten, figure, figure in, figure out, flux, foot, fuse, glue on, hitch on, include, incorporate, increase, infix, integrate, interblend, interfuse, join, join with, lump together, make one, measure, meld, melt into one, merge, mix, multiply, ornament, paste on, plus, postfix, prefix, put together, put with, reckon, reembody, roll into one, saddle, saddle with, score, shade into, slap on, solidify, subjoin, subtract, suffix, sum, summate, superadd, superimpose, superpose, syncretize, syndicate, synthesize, tack on, tag, tag on, take account of, take on, tally, tot, total, tote, unify, unite, unite with, work out
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

ADD Adapter Device Driver (OS/2)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

ADD AGP Digital Display [adapter] (AGP)