English noun: addition
|1.||addition (artifact) a component that is added to something to improve it|
|Samples||The addition of a bathroom was a major improvement.|
The addition of cinnamon improved the flavor.
|Broader (hypernym)||component, constituent, element|
|Narrower (hyponym)||additive, afterthought, annex, annexe, attachment, elongation, extension, extension, wing|
|2.||addition (act) the act of adding one thing to another|
|Samples||The addition of flowers created a pleasing effect.|
The addition of a leap day every four years.
|Broader (hypernym)||increase, step-up|
|Narrower (hyponym)||fluoridation, fluoridisation, fluoridization, retrofit|
|3.||addition (quantity) a quantity that is added|
|Samples||There was an addition to property taxes this year.|
They recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks.
|Broader (hypernym)||indefinite quantity|
|4.||addition (possession) something added to what you already have|
|Samples||The librarian shelved the new accessions.|
He was a new addition to the staff.
|5.||addition (location) a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area|
|Broader (hypernym)||suburb, suburban area, suburbia|
|6.||addition (act) the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers|
|Samples||The summation of four and three gives seven.|
Four plus three equals seven.
|Broader (hypernym)||arithmetic operation|