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add up to something

to result in something The details don't add up to a complete picture of what caused the explosion. Related vocabulary: amount to something
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add up to

Amount to, signify, as in The smooth airline connections, luxury hotel, and fine weather added up to the best vacation we'd ever had . [Early 1900s] Also see add up.
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add up to

To constitute; amount to: The revisions added up to a lot of work.
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