meaning of addition

1. The act of adding two or more things together; -- opposed to subtraction or diminution.
Anything added; increase; augmentation; as, a piazza is an addition to a building.
That part of arithmetic which treats of adding numbers.
A dot at the right side of a note as an indication that its sound is to be lengthened one half.
A title annexed to a mans name, to identify him more precisely; as, John Doe, Esq. ; Richard Roe, Gent. ; Robert Dale, Mason; Thomas Way, of New York; a mark of distinction; a title.
Something added to a coat of arms, as a mark of honor; -- opposed to abatement.
the act of adding one thing to another; "the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect"; "the addition of a leap day every four ">years"

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