English - Vietnamese Dictionary
add /æd/Concise Dictionary
- động từ
- ((thường) + up, together) cộng
- thêm vào, làm tăng thêm
- add some more hot water to your tea: cho thêm ít nước nóng nữa vào tách trà của anh
- music added to our joy: âm nhạc làm tăng thêm niềm vui của chúng ta
- nói thêm
- he added that: anh ta nói thêm rằng
- (+ in) kế vào, tính vào, gộp vào
+a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
+make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
+state or say further
+bestow a quality on
+make an addition by combining numbers
+determine the sum of
+constitute an addition
Advanced English Dictionary
1 join, unite, combine, annex:
5 + 3 denotes that 3 is to be added to 5.
2 total, sum, sum up, combine, count up, reckon, Brit tot (up), US tote (up):
The computer can add all those figures in a few seconds.
3 continue, go on:
'And I won't take no for an answer', she added.
4 add to. increase, enlarge, amplify, augment, supplement:
His articles have added greatly to his reputation as a financial analyst.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [VN] ~ sth (to sth) to put sth together with sth else so as to increase the size, number, amount, etc: A new wing was added to the building. + Shall I add your name to the list? + Next add the flour. + The juice contains no added sugar. + Chlorine is added to the water to kill bacteria. + The plan has the added (= extra) advantage of bringing employment to rural areas.
2 [VN] ~ A to B
~ A and B (together) to put numbers or amounts together to get a total: Add 9 to the total. + If you add all these amounts together you get a huge figure.
3 ~ sth (to sth) to say sth more; to make a further remark: [VN] I have nothing to add to my earlier statement. + [V speech] 'And don't be late,' she added. + [V that] He added that they would return a week later.
4 [VN] ~ sth (to sth) to give a particular quality to an event, a situation, etc: The suite will add a touch of class to your bedroom.
Idioms: add fuel to the fire / flames to do or say sth that makes a bad situation even worse, especially by making sb more angry
add insult to injury to make your relationship with sb even worse by offending them as well as actually harming them
added to this ...
add to this ... used to introduce another fact that helps to emphasize a point you have already made: Add to this the excellent service and you can see why it's the most popular hotel on the island.
Phrasal Verbs: add sth<->in to include sth with sth else: Remember to add in the cost of drinks.
add sth<->on (to sth) to include or attach sth extra: A service charge of 15% was added on to the bill.
related noun ADD-ON
add to sth to increase sth in size, number, amount, etc: The bad weather only added to our difficulties. + The house has been added to (= new rooms, etc. have been built on to it) from time to time.
add up (informal)
1 (especially in negative sentences) to seem reasonable; to make sense: His story just doesn't add up.
2 (not used in the progressive tenses) to increase by small amounts until there is a large total: When you're feeding a family of six the bills soon add up.
add sth<->up 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.
add up to sth
1 to make a total amount of sth: The numbers add up to exactly 100.
2 to lead to a particular result; to show sth: These clues don't really add up to very much (= give us very little information).
He added softly, ‘I missed you.’
VERB + ADD
I hasten to add that I knew nothing of the fraud at the time.
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