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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Add  \Add\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  make  an  addition.  To  add  to  to  augment;  to  increase; 
  as  it  adds  to  our  anxiety.  ``I  will  add  to  your  yoke.'' 
  --1  Kings  xii.  14. 
 
  2.  To  perform  the  arithmetical  operation  of  addition;  as  he 
  adds  rapidly. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Add  \Add\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Added};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Adding}.]  [L.  addere;  ad  +  dare  to  give  put  Cf  {Date}, 
  {Do}.] 
  1.  To  give  by  way  of  increased  possession  (to  any  one);  to 
  bestow  (on). 
 
  The  Lord  shall  add  to  me  another  son.  --Gen.  xxx. 
  24. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  add 
  v  1:  make  an  addition  (to);  join  with  others  increase  by  another 
  or  several;  "We  added  two  students  to  that  dorm  room"; 
  "She  added  a  personal  note  to  her  letter";  "Add  insult 
  to  injury"  [ant:  {take  away}] 
  2:  state  or  say  further;  "  `It  doesn't  matter,'  "  he  supplied" 
  [syn:  {append},  {supply}] 
  3:  of  a  quality,  as  in:  "Her  presence  lends  a  certain  cachet  to 
  the  company";  "The  music  added  a  lot  to  the  play";  "She 
  brings  a  special  atmosphere  to  our  meetings";  "This  adds  a 
  light  note  to  the  program"  [syn:  {lend},  {impart},  {bestow}, 
  {contribute},  {bring}] 
  4:  make  an  addition  by  combining  numbers;  "Add  27  and  49, 
  please!"  [syn:  {add  together}]  [ant:  {subtract}] 
  5:  determine  the  sum  of  "Add  all  the  people  in  this  town  to 
  those  of  the  neighboring  town"  [syn:  {total},  {tot},  {tot 
  up},  {sum},  {sum  up},  {summate},  {tote  up},  {add  together}, 
  {tally},  {add  up}] 
  6:  constitute  an  addition;  "This  paper  will  add  to  her 
  reputation" 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  ADD 
  Adapter  Device  Driver  (OS/2) 
 
 




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