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Definition of 'addition'

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Noun

  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"
       Synonyms: add-on improver
  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"
       Antonyms: subtraction deduction
  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"
       Synonyms: increase gain
  4. something added to what you already have; "the librarian shelved the new accessions"; "he was a new addition to the staff"
       Synonyms: accession
  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"
       Synonyms: summation plus


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