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ad·di·tion

addition

 
 
pronunciation:
dI shn
phrases:
in addition, in addition to
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of adding.
The flavor of the soup was improved by the addition of salt.
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.
Often the first example of addition that children learn is 1+1=2.
 
synonyms:
summation
antonyms:
subtraction
similar words:
counting, reckoning
definition 3: anything that is added to something else.
The addition to our house will give us a new bedroom.This baby is an addition to our family.
synonyms:
affix, enlargement, extension
antonyms:
deduction
similar words:
accession, accretion, annex, appendage, appendix, attachment, augmentation, extra, increase, insertion, interpolation, interposition, supplement
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phrase: in addition
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