add up to - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyadd up to
he/she/itadds up to
present participleadding up to
past tenseadded up to
past participleadded up to
  1. 1
    add up to something if separate amounts add up to a total amount, together they form that total

    His business expenses add up to around £4,000 a year.

See also main entry: add