Synonyms for (noun) addition

Synonyms: addition

Definition: the act of adding one thing to another

Usage: the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect; the addition of a leap day every four years

Similar words: step-up, increase

Definition: the act of increasing something

Usage: he gave me an increase in salary


Synonyms: summation, plus, addition

Definition: the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers

Usage: the summation of four and three gives seven; four plus three equals seven

Similar words: arithmetic operation

Definition: a mathematical operation involving numbers


Synonyms: add-on, addition, improver

Definition: a component that is added to something to improve it

Usage: the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement; the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor

Similar words: component, element, constituent

Definition: an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system

Usage: spare components for cars; a component or constituent element of a system


Synonyms: addition

Definition: a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area

Similar words: suburb, suburban area, suburbia

Definition: a residential district located on the outskirts of a city


Synonyms: accession, addition

Definition: something added to what you already have

Usage: the librarian shelved the new accessions; he was a new addition to the staff

Similar words: acquisition

Definition: something acquired

Usage: a recent acquisition by the museum


Synonyms: addition, increase, gain

Definition: a quantity that is added

Usage: there was an addition to property taxes this year; they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks

Similar words: indefinite quantity

Definition: an estimated quantity