Definition of ADDITION


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a component that is added to something to improve it; "the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement"; "the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the act of adding one thing to another; "the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect"; "the addition of a leap day every four years" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a quantity that is added; "there was an addition to property taxes this year"; "they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks" ;

  • 4. (

    ) something added to what you already have; "the librarian shelved the new accessions"; "he was a new addition to the staff" ;

  • 5. (

    ) a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area ;

  • 6. (

    ) the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers; "the summation of four and three gives seven"; "four plus three equals seven" ;

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