transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 1.1 (put in in addition) [sugar/milk/eggs] añadir, agregar* this will add a touch of class esto le dará un toque extra de distinción we added our voices to the chorus of protest sumamos nuestras voces al coro de protestas when you add in travel costs … si le sumas or agregas los gastos de viaje … the west wing was added (on) later el ala oeste fue añadida después we were soaked, added to which, it was starting to snow estábamos empapados y por si esto fuera poco, empezaba a nevarMore example sentences1.2 (say, write further) añadir, agregar* at least I think so, she added —al menos eso creo —añadió or agregó there's nothing to add no hay más que decir
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- Unlike bronze, additional material cannot be added to acrylic after it is cast.
- In 1904, he created Ovomaltine by adding ingredients like sugar, whey, and beet extract to his father's creation.
- Home-baking was banned years ago after warders found cannabis was being added to the cake ingredients.
- He added that the response of their neighbours to the event has been everything they could hope for.
- He added that the response to the signature campaign has been overwhelming so far.
- He added that the responsibility for the next year's budget now rests with the MPs and they are the ones to decide.
- 2 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] sumar add (on) 20 súmale veinte add the four numbers (together) suma los cuatro números to add sth
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- Although the money from the Government is not a substantial amount, if everyone chips in the total can add up very nicely.
- As I was watching the money add up I realised I was having to invoke some serious self control.
- Migoto watched as the fish added up quickly, and then quickly turned, walking down the bank the opposite way of the men.
- 3(added past participle of/participio pasado de)[bonus/incentive] adicional, extra her refusal caused us added problems su negativa nos causó más or nuevos problemas with added vitamins con vitaminas now with added taste ahora con más sabor no added sugar/salt sin azúcar/salMore example sentences
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- Interest is added to the amount invested at maturity and the full investment amount is available for withdrawal.
- In some situations, the broker's fee is added to the actual amount of money that the person wants to borrow.
- The young owners have extended and restored the cottage, adding a conservatory to increase light in the kitchen and a large Velux window in the bathroom - perfect for stargazing
- He will entertain spectators and add a bit more quality to our batting.
- And each has been a solid contributor, adding much-needed depth.
- The decision to pay match fees to professionals has prompted him to give it another go, adding some much needed quality and experience to the side.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
add toverb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento (increase, extend) [building] ampliar*; [confusion/difficulties] aumentar these little problems all just add to the fun estos problemitas lo hacen más divertido
add up verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] [numbers/sum] cuadrar I can't get the accounts to add up no consigo que me cuadren las cuentas it seems to add up differently every time cada vez que lo sumo me da (un resultado) diferente 1.2 (make sense) [colloquial/familiar] [facts/story] cuadrar now it adds up! ¡ahora se entiende! why would she lie? it just doesn't add up ¿por qué habría de mentir? ¡es que no tiene sentido! 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 2.1 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] [figures/numbers] sumar; [bill] hacer*, preparar add up all your expenses haz la cuenta de or suma todo lo que hayas gastado 2.2 (consider as a whole) tener* en cuenta when you add it all up … si se tiene todo en cuenta …
add up toverb + adverb + preposition + object/verbo + adverbio + preposición + complemento 1.1 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] [figures] sumar en total; [total] ascender* a 1.2 (amount to) it adds up to quite a lot of money en total es or resulta una buena cantidad de dinero I wouldn't say it adds up to treachery yo no creo que llegue a ser traición it all adds up to a wonderful show todo ello hace que sea un magnífico espectáculo it doesn't add up to much no es gran cosa what their attitude adds up to is an unwillingness to help lo que demuestra su actitud es que no quieren ayudar