add up to sth


add up to sth
UK US add up to sth
Phrasal Verb with add({{}}/æd/ verb [T]
to make a particular amount: »

The company's assets add up to $107bn.

to have a particular effect or result: »

These changes could add up to a marked improvement for the library.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • add — W1S1 [æd] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(put with something else)¦ 2¦(count)¦ 3¦(increase)¦ 4¦(say more)¦ 5¦(give a quality)¦ 6 add(ed) to that/this 7 add weight to something 8 to add insult to injury 9 add fuel to the fire/flames …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • add-on — ˈadd on noun [countable] 1. MARKETING a product that is sold to be used with another product: • You can have legal insurance as an add on to a household policy. 2. COMPUTING a piece of equipment or software that you connect to a computer, usually …   Financial and business terms

  • add something in — ˌadd sthˈin derived to include sth with sth else • Remember to add in the cost of drinks. Main entry: ↑addderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • add something on (to something) — ˌadd sthˈon (to sth) derived to include or attach sth extra • A service charge of 15% was added on to the bill. related noun ↑add on Main entry: ↑addderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • add something up — ˌadd ˈup | ˌadd sthˈup derived 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. Main entry: ↑addderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • add to something — ˈadd to sth derived 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. Main entry: ↑add …   Useful english dictionary

  • add — verb 1 PUT WITH (T) to put something with something else or with a group of other things: add sth to sth: Do you want to add your name to the list? | I gave him a rare Swedish stamp to add to his collection. 2 COUNTING (I, T) to put two or more… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ADD — Anti Dumping Duty A customs duty on imports, providing protection against the dumping of cheap goods in the European Union ( EU) by foreign producers. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary * * * add UK US /æd/ verb [T] ► to put something with something… …   Financial and business terms

  • add*/*/*/ — [æd] verb 1) [T] to put something with another thing When the sauce has thickened, add the cheese.[/ex] They ve added two major companies to their list of clients.[/ex] 2) [I/T] to calculate the total of two or more numbers What do you get if you …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • ˌadd (sth) ˈup — phrasal verb 1) to calculate the total of several numbers or amounts 2) not add up if information does not add up, it does not seem true because it does not match other information that you have …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English