add something up


add something up
ˌadd ˈup | ˌadd sthˈup derived
to calculate the total of two or more numbers or amounts

The waiter can't add up.

Add up all the money I owe you.

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  • add something on (to something) — ˌadd sthˈon (to sth) derived to include or attach sth extra • A service charge of 15% was added on to the bill. related noun ↑add on Main entry: ↑addderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • add — W1S1 [æd] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(put with something else)¦ 2¦(count)¦ 3¦(increase)¦ 4¦(say more)¦ 5¦(give a quality)¦ 6 add(ed) to that/this 7 add weight to something 8 to add insult to injury 9 add fuel to the fire/flames …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • add — [ æd ] verb *** 1. ) transitive to put something with another thing or group of things: When the sauce is thick, add the cheese. add something to something: They ve added two major companies to their impressive list of clients. Here s another… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • add — verb 1 PUT WITH (T) to put something with something else or with a group of other things: add sth to sth: Do you want to add your name to the list? | I gave him a rare Swedish stamp to add to his collection. 2 COUNTING (I, T) to put two or more… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • add */*/*/ — UK [æd] / US verb Word forms add : present tense I/you/we/they add he/she/it adds present participle adding past tense added past participle added 1) [transitive] to put something with another thing or group of things When the sauce is thick, add …   English dictionary

  • add on — verb 1. make an addition (Freq. 1) Let s add on to this • Derivationally related forms: ↑add on • Hypernyms: ↑add • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • add — [[t]æ̱d[/t]] ♦ adds, adding, added 1) VERB If you add one thing to another, you put it in or on the other thing, to increase, complete, or improve it. [V n to n] Add the grated cheese to the sauce... [V n to n] Since 1908, chlorine has been added …   English dictionary

  • add to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms add to : present tense I/you/we/they add to he/she/it adds to present participle adding to past tense added to past participle added to 1) add to something to make something such as a feeling or a quality… …   English dictionary

  • add — 1 Add, sum, total, tot, cast, figure, foot share the meaning to find or represent the amount reached by putting together arithmetically a series of numbers or quantities, and are commonly followed by up. Add is both the common and the technical… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms