Definition of superadd in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌso͞opərˈad/


[with object] rare
Add (something) to what has already been added: (as adjective superadded) the presence of superadded infection by bacteria
More example sentences
  • If an essence becomes actual only in virtue of something else - viz. existence - being superadded to it, then what gives existence its reality, and so on ad infinitum?
  • If sickness or some of those casualties which are perpetually incident to an active and laborious life, be superadded to these burthens, the distress is yet greater.
  • This nature, however, is not something superadded to things from outside, like an accident, but conjoined with their substances.



Pronunciation: /ˌso͞op(ə)rəˈdiSH(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • With all the formalities, conventionalisms, and superadditions that Zen has accumulated in its long history, its central fact is very much alive.
  • The apparatus consists of a camera obscura with the superaddition of an engraving power: in lieu of the white disc on which the moving picture of external objects is reflected by the rays of light, a metal plate is substituted, covered with a particular coating, on which the light forms the image by its action thereon.


Late Middle English: from Latin superaddere (see super-, add).

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Syllabification: su·per·add

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