Definition of superadd in English:



[with object]rare
  • Add (something) to what has already been added.

    ‘if the overlying skin is perforated and septic infection is superadded, the bone disintegrates’
    • ‘If sickness or some of those casualties which are perpetually incident to an active and laborious life, be superadded to these burthens, the distress is yet greater.’
    • ‘If an essence becomes actual only in virtue of something else - viz. existence - being superadded to it, then what gives existence its reality, and so on ad infinitum?’
    • ‘This nature, however, is not something superadded to things from outside, like an accident, but conjoined with their substances.’


Late Middle English: from Latin superaddere (see super-, add).