Definition of addition :
1. A dot at the right side of a note as an indication that its sound is to be lengthened one half.
2. A title annexed to a man's name, to identify him more precisely; as, John Doe, Esq.; Richard Roe, Gent.; Robert Dale, Mason; Thomas Way, of New York; a mark of distinction; a title.
3. Anything added; increase; augmentation; as, a piazza is an addition to a building.
4. Something added to a coat of arms, as a mark of honor; - opposed to abatement.
5. That part of arithmetic which treats of adding numbers.
6. The act of adding two or more things together; - opposed to subtraction or diminution.
step-up, do-gooder, humanitarian, growth, interest, increasing, dividend, entree, supplement, sum, accession, insert, totalization, loss, aggrandizement, rise to power, plus, concomitant, reinforcement, totaling, sum total, additive, amplification, bonus, accretion, improver, profit, admission, admittance, summation, asset, access, ell, assenting, room, enhancement, commission, subtraction, summing up, reduction, wing, rundown, raise, add-on, reckoning
accompaniment (part of speech: noun)
auxiliary, secondary, extra, companion, lieutenant, appendage, accessory, consort, appendix, accompaniment, extension, adjunct, appurtenance, addendum, garnish, ornament, second, adornment, fixture, brother, attachment
addition (part of speech: noun)
augmentation (part of speech: noun)
acquisition (part of speech: noun)
- Possibly there were powers of communication between men in addition to speech unknown to us. - "Quiet Talks about Jesus", S. D. Gordon.
- At that time the Senate was in the midst of the Direct Primary fight, and in addition, the machine after months of planning was sending literally hundreds of measures into Senate and Assembly for final action. - "Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909", Franklin Hichborn.
- In addition, she must answer honestly. - "The Four Feathers", A. E. W. Mason.