What is the meaning of add up?

verb

  • Develop into.
    • usage: "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans"
  • Determine the sum of.
    • usage: "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
  • Add up in number or quantity.
    • usage: "The bills amounted to $2, 000"; "The bill came to $2, 000"
  • Be reasonable or logical or comprehensible.
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APAWordNet. (2010). add up. Retrieved January 19, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/add_up/definitions/1254770
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