See also: Addition
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- IPA(key): /əˈdɪʃən/, /æˈdɪʃən/
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- Rhymes: -ɪʃən
- Homophone: edition (weak vowel merger)
- (uncountable) The act of adding anything.
- The addition of five more items to the agenda will make the meeting unbearably long.
- Anything that is added.
- (uncountable) The arithmetic operation of adding.
- (music) A dot at the right side of a note as an indication that its sound is to be lengthened one half.
- (chiefly law) A title annexed to a person's name to identify him or her more precisely, as in "John Doe, Esq.", "Robert Dale, Mason", "Thomas Way, of New York".
c. 1599–1602, William Shakespeare, The Tragicall Historie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke: Newly Imprinted and Enlarged to Almost as Much Againe as It Was, According to the True and Perfect Coppie (Second Quarto), London: Printed by I[ames] R[oberts] for N[icholas] L[ing] and are to be sold at his shoppe vnder Saint Dunstons Church in Fleetstreet, published 1604, OCLC 606515358, [Act I, scene iv]:
- (heraldry) Something added to a coat of arms, as a mark of honour; opposed to abatement.
act of adding
arithmetic: process of adding
- plus sign (+)
- addition, summation: (augend) + (addend strict sense) = (addend broad sense) + (addend broad sense) = (summand) + (summand) = (sum, total)
- subtraction: (minuend) − (subtrahend) = (difference, remainder)
- multiplication: (multiplier, multiplicator) × (multiplicand) = (factor) × (factor) = (product)
- division: (dividend) ÷ (divisor) = (quotient), remainder left over if divisor does not divide dividend
- “addition” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2018.
Declension of addition
addition f (plural additions)
- “addition” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
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