Synonyms of add in English:

add


See definition of add

verb

1‘the front porch was added in 1751’

SYNONYMS

attach, build on, add on, put on, put in, append, adjoin, join, affix, connect, annex

include

prefix, prepend

ANTONYMS

remove

2‘the calculating machine could store and add 23-digit numbers’

SYNONYMS

add up, add together, total, count, count up, figure up, compute, calculate, reckon, tally, enumerate, find the sum of

British tot up

dated cast up

ANTONYMS

subtract

3‘she added that she had every confidence in Laura’

SYNONYMS

go on to say, state further, continue, carry on

informal tack on, tag on


Phrases

    add to

      ‘her decision just added to his woe’

      SYNONYMS

      increase, magnify, amplify, augment, intensify, heighten, deepen, enhance, boost, inflate, escalate

      exacerbate, aggravate, inflame, worsen, make worse, compound, reinforce

      add fuel to the fire, add fuel to the flames, fan the flames, put salt on the wound

      ANTONYMS

      lessen

    add up

      1‘the subsidies added up to £1700’

      SYNONYMS

      amount to, come to, run to, number, make, total, equal, be equal to, be equivalent to, count as

      British

      tot up to

      2‘the recent riots add up to a severe and deepening crisis’

      SYNONYMS

      amount to, constitute, comprise, equal, be equivalent to, approximate to

      signify, signal, mean, indicate, suggest, denote, point to, be evidence of, be symptomatic of

      informal

      spell, spell out

      literary

      betoken

      3‘the situation just didn't add up’

      SYNONYMS

      make sense, seem reasonable, seem plausible, stand to reason, stand up, hold up, hold water, bear examination, bear investigation, be verifiable, ring true, be convincing

    add something up

      ‘I added up all the subtotals’

      SYNONYMS

      total, add together, count, count up, figure up, compute, calculate, reckon, tally, enumerate, find the sum of

      British

      tot up

      dated

      cast up

      ANTONYMS

      subtract