[ aw-jend, aw-jend ]
/ ˈɔ dʒɛnd, ɔˈdʒɛnd /
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a number to which another is added in forming a sum.Compare addend (def. 2).
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Origin of augend
1905–10; <Latin augendum a thing to be increased, noun use of neuter of augendus to be increased, gerund of augēre to increase
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Regium imperium, quod initio, conservand libertatis, atque augend reipub.
British Dictionary definitions for augend
/ (ˈɔːdʒɛnd, ɔːˈdʒɛnd) /
a number to which another number, the addend, is added
Word Origin for augend
from Latin augendum that is to be increased, from augēre to increase
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Scientific definitions for augend
[ ô′jĕnd′ ]
A quantity to which the addend is added.
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