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Add Up

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1. add up, amount, come

develop into

Example Sentences:
'This idea will never amount to anything'
'nothing came of his grandiose plans'

2. add, add together, add up, sum, sum up, summate, tally, tot, tot up, total, tote up

determine the sum of

Example Sentences:
'Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town'

3. add up, amount, come, number, total

add up in number or quantity

Example Sentences:
'The bills amounted to $2,000'
'The bill came to $2,000'

4. add up, make sense

be reasonable or logical or comprehensible

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

Add Up

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verb (adverb)
to find the sum (of)
2. (intransitive)
to result in a correct total
3. (intransitive) informal
to make sense
4. (intransitive; foll by to)
to amount to

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Add Up

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to calculate the total of
to equal the expected sum
these figures don't add up
to seem reasonable
his excuse just doesn't add up

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

Add Up

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v. add·ed, add·ing, adds
1. To join or combine (numbers) through addition: If you add 5 and 10 and 17, the result is 32. If you add 6 to 8, you get 14.
2. To join or unite so as to increase in size, quantity, quality, or scope: added 12 inches to the deck; flowers that added beauty to the dinner table.
3. To say or write further.
1. To find a sum in arithmetic.
a. To constitute an addition: an exploit that will add to her reputation.
b. To create or make an addition: gradually added to my meager savings.

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