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Addition meaning

addition - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. something added to what you already have; " the librarian shelved the new accessions"; " he was a new addition to the staff"
  2. 2. Anything added; increase; augmentation; as, a piazza is an addition to a building.
  3. 3. That part of arithmetic which treats of adding numbers.
  4. 4. A dot at the right side of a note as an indication that its sound is to be lengthened one half.
  5. 5. A title annexed to a man's name, to identify him more precisely; as, John Doe, Esq.; Richard Roe, Gent.; Robert Dale, Mason; Thomas Way, of New York; a mark of distinction; a title.
  6. 6. The act of adding two or more things together; - opposed to subtraction or diminution.
  7. 7. Something added to a coat of arms, as a mark of honor; - opposed to abatement.
  8. 8. Act of adding; something added; sum.

addition - examples of usage

  1. " I note the addition. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  2. They may perhaps have asked me if I wanted some small things, and they were there for me if I wanted them; but that was in addition to my first month's advance, and they ran their risk of being paid for them. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. 11, 176. Do you give him his clothes in addition to the amount of his advance note? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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