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Pronunciation of Adding: Learn how to pronounce Adding in English correctly

Learn how to say Adding correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word add:

verb
[with object]
1join (something) to something else so as to increase the size, number, or amount:
a new wing was added to the building
some box offices now add on a convenience charge
(as adjective added)
one vitamin tablet daily will give added protection
[no object] (add up) increase in amount, number, or degree:
watch those air miles add up!
2put in (an additional element, ingredient, etc.):
chlorine is added to the water to kill bacteria
(as adjective added)
the fruit juice contains no added sugar
contribute (an enhancing quality) to something:
the suite will add a touch of class to your bedroom
3put together (two or more numbers or amounts) to calculate their total value:
they added all the figures up
add the two numbers together
[no object] (add up to) amount to:
this adds up to a total of 400 calories
figurative
these isolated incidents don’t add up to a true picture of the situation
[no object, usually with negative] (add up) informal seem reasonable or consistent; make sense:
many things in her story didn’t add up
4 [reporting verb] say as a further remark:
[with direct speech]:
‘I hope we haven’t been too much trouble,’ she added politely
[with object]:
we would like to add our congratulations
Origin:
late Middle English: from Latin addere, from ad- ‘to’ + the base of dare ‘put’