verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for add
- to make the desired, expected, or correct total:These figures don't add up right.
- to seem reasonable or consistent; be in harmony or accord: Some aspects of the story didn't add up.
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Then add in all bored people, as well as people whose job it is to report on celebrities.Sia and Shia LaBeouf’s Pedophilia Nontroversy Over ‘Elastic Heart’|Marlow Stern|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Seeing what they were doing, I was inspired to add my vision to their technique.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Think of it as Game of Thrones—if you subtract the sex and violence and add drunken revelry and singing.
Her new comments will only add to ongoing speculation that the Yorks plan, one day, to remarry.
The economy has begun to add jobs, but the quality of those jobs is an increasing concern.
Add to this, if you please, the great difficulty of obtaining from them even the words that they have.
To add point to this success, he knew that the victor of Montebello was straining every nerve to gain this very prize.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
It is painful to add, that the latter years of his life were passed in prison, where he was confined for debt.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Must I add, that your good money paid this second loan—and yet a third—a fourth—a fifth?
The Federal Reserve Board reserves the right to add to, alter, or amend these regulations.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips