1. addition

noun. ['əˈdɪʃən'] a component that is added to something to improve it.


  • annexe
  • element
  • afterthought
  • annex
  • extension
  • component
  • additive
  • improver
  • add-on
  • wing
  • elongation
  • constituent


  • nonlinear
  • stay in place
  • construction
  • misconstruction

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Rhymes with Addition

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

How do you pronounce addition?

Pronounce addition as əˈdɪʃən.

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How do you spell addition? Is it adition ?

A common misspelling of addition is adition

Sentences with addition

1. Noun, singular or mass
Cooked this way, broccoli will be more tender than roasting because of the addition of liquid.

Quotes about addition

1. If you don't like me, life goes on, you know what I mean? But I hope you do like me. Because I think that in addition to being pushy, I'm nice.
- Christine Quinn

2. Well, it's a humor strip, so my first responsibility has always been to entertain the reader... But if, in addition, I can help move readers to thought and judgment about issues that concern me, so much the better.
- Garry Trudeau

3. When I was growing up, my mother was always a friend to my siblings and me (in addition to being all the other things a mom is), and I was always grateful for that because I knew she was someone I could talk to and joke with, and argue with and that nothing would ever harm that friendship.
- Marlo Thomas

2. addition

noun. ['əˈdɪʃən'] the act of adding one thing to another.


  • retrofit
  • increase
  • fluoridisation
  • step-up
  • fluoridation


  • decrease
  • software
  • curve
  • decolonize

3. addition

noun. ['əˈdɪʃən'] a quantity that is added.


  • increase
  • indefinite quantity
  • accretion


  • decrescendo
  • depreciate
  • take away
  • minimization

4. addition

noun. ['əˈdɪʃən'] a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area.


  • suburban area
  • suburbia


  • de-escalate
  • reduce
  • minimize

5. addition

noun. ['əˈdɪʃən'] the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers.


  • summation
  • arithmetic operation


  • contraction
  • shortness
  • flexion

6. addition

noun. ['əˈdɪʃən'] something added to what you already have.


  • accession


  • shorten
  • wane