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addition

ad·di·tion

addition

 
 
pronunciation:
dI shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of adding.
synonyms:
summation, tallying
antonyms:
deduction, subtraction
similar words:
accretion, amplification, count, reckoning, supplement
definition 2: the mathematical procedure of finding the total of two or more numbers.
 
synonyms:
summation
antonyms:
subtraction
similar words:
counting, reckoning
definition 3: anything that is added to something else.
synonyms:
affix, enlargement, extension
antonyms:
deduction
similar words:
accession, accretion, annex, appendage, appendix, attachment, augmentation, extra, increase, insertion, interpolation, interposition, supplement
definition 4: something more to be said or written (usu. prec. by in).
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