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Definition 1: a component that is added to something to improve it - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement
  • the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor

Synonyms for add-on in the sense of this definition

(add-on is a kind of ...) an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system

"spare components for cars" "a component or constituent element of a system"

(... is a kind of add-on ) something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine

(... is a kind of add-on ) an addition that was not included in the original plan

"the garage was an afterthought"

(... is a kind of add-on ) an addition that extends a main building

(... is a kind of add-on ) a supplementary part or accessory

(... is a kind of add-on ) an addition to the length of something

Definition 2: a supplementary component that improves capability - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for add-on in the sense of this definition

(add-on is a kind of ...) an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system

"spare components for cars" "a component or constituent element of a system"

(... is a kind of add-on ) an accessory for an automobile

(... is a kind of add-on ) an accessory for a computer

"when you add in all the computer accessories you are going to need the computer gets pretty expensive"

(... is a kind of add-on ) a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

(... is a kind of add-on ) the accessories that normally accompany (something or some activity)

"an elaborate formal dinner with all the fixings" "he bought a Christmas tree and trimmings to decorate it"

Definition 3: a software module that extends or enhances the capabilities of an existing application - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for add-on in the sense of this definition

(add-on is a kind of ...) (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory

"the market for software is expected to expand"

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