A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad]
    • /æd/
    • /ˈæd.ɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad]
    • /æd/

Definitions of added word

  • adjective added You use added to say that something has more of a particular thing or quality. 3
  • adjective added having more of a particular quality 3
  • adjective added containing more of a particular ingredient 3
  • verb with object added to unite or join so as to increase the number, quantity, size, or importance: to add two cups of sugar; to add a postscript to her letter; to add insult to injury. 1
  • verb with object added to find the sum of (often followed by up): Add this column of figures. Add up the grocery bills. 1
  • verb with object added to say or write further. 1

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Origin of added

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English adden < Latin addere, equivalent to ad- ad- + -dere to put (combining form; see do1)

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Parts of speech for Added


added popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

added usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for added

adj added

  • supplementary — Also, supplemental. of the nature of or forming a supplement; additional.
  • combined — A combined effort or attack is made by two or more groups of people at the same time.
  • joined — to bring in contact, connect, or bring or put together: to join hands; to join pages with a staple.
  • supplemental — supplementary.
  • further — at or to a great distance; a long way off; at or to a remote point: We sailed far ahead of the fleet.

adjective added

  • other — additional or further: he and one other person.
  • auxiliary — An auxiliary is a person who is employed to assist other people in their work. Auxiliaries are often medical workers or members of the armed forces.
  • new — other than the former or the old: a new era; in the New World.
  • bonus — A bonus is an extra amount of money that is added to someone's pay, usually because they have worked very hard.

noun added

  • addendum — An addendum is an additional section at the end of a book or document.

preposition added

  • another — Another thing or person means an additional thing or person of the same type as one that already exists.

Antonyms for added

adjective added

  • unalienable — not transferable to another or not capable of being taken away or denied; inalienable: Inherent in the U.S. Constitution is the belief that all people are born with an unalienable right to freedom.
  • inherent — existing in someone or something as a permanent and inseparable element, quality, or attribute; inhering: an inherent distrust of strangers.
  • deep-seated — A deep-seated problem, feeling, or belief is difficult to change because its causes have been there for a long time.
  • in-built — built-in (def 2).
  • longstanding — existing or occurring for a long time: a longstanding feud.

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