addition - definitions and synonyms

addition noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : a component that is added to something to improve it

    Example Sentenses:

    • the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement

    • the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor

    Synonyms:

    add-on / improver
  2. English Meaning: 

    : the act of adding one thing to another

    Example Sentenses:

    • the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect

    • the addition of a leap day every four years

  3. English Meaning: 

    : a quantity that is added

    Example Sentenses:

    • there was an addition to property taxes this year

    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks

    Synonyms:

    gain / increase
  4. English Meaning: 

    : something added to what you already have

    Example Sentenses:

    • he was a new addition to the staff

    • the librarian shelved the new accessions

    Synonyms:

    accession
  5. English Meaning: 

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

  6. English Meaning: 

    : the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers

    Example Sentenses:

    • the summation of four and three gives seven

    • four plus three equals seven

    Synonyms:

    plus / summation