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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyadd on
he/she/itadds on
present participleadding on
past tenseadded on
past participleadded on
  1. 1
    to include an extra thing or amount in something

    The referee added on eight minutes of injury time.

  2. 2
    American to build an extra part onto a building

    They refurbished the whole place and even added on.

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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