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Definition 1: determine the sum of - [verb of communication]

Samples where add up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

Synonyms for add up in the sense of this definition

(add up is a kind of ...) determine the number or amount of

"Can you count the books on your shelf?" "Count your change"

(add up has a similar meaning as ...) make an addition by combining numbers

"Add 27 and 49, please!"

Definition 2: be reasonable or logical or comprehensible - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for add up in the sense of this definition

(add up is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

Definition 3: develop into - [verb of stative]

Samples where add up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This idea will never amount to anything
  • nothing came of his grandiose plans

Synonyms for add up in the sense of this definition

(add up is a kind of ...) undergo a change or development

"The water turned into ice" "Her former friend became her worst enemy" "He turned traitor"

(... is a kind of add up ) amount in the aggregate to

Definition 4: add up in number or quantity - [verb of stative]

Samples where add up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The bills amounted to $2,000
  • The bill came to $2,000

Synonyms for add up in the sense of this definition

(add up is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(... is a kind of add up ) be calculated

"The fees work out to less than $1,000"

(... is a kind of add up ) be larger in number

(... is a kind of add up ) amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain

"The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"

(... is a kind of add up ) add up to

"four and four make eight"

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