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1. verb To add something to something else; to include something with something else. I think we can add one more room on to the downstairs. Can we add on another day if we want to extend our trip?
2. noun Something that has been attached to or joined with something else. In this usage, the phrase is typically hyphenated. This room is clearly just an add-on—it doesn't match the rest of the house at all.
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add on

v.
1. To increase, by some additional amount, a quantity that is associated with something: The waiter added $5 on the bill for the extra pretzels we ordered. That tip is too low for the good service we had, so let's add on another dollar. Last night, the storm added on more than twenty inches to the record snowfall.
2. To attach something in order to extend or enlarge something else: We're adding another room on the back of the house. The guest list is full, so we can't add anybody else on. If there aren't enough logs in the fire, add another one on.
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* The next window should display a list of add-ons the system still has installed.
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Children's publishing centers heavily on bankable evergreens from Disney, Nickelodeon and Sesame Street, but the evidence at the 2010 Book Expo at the Javits Center in New York shows publishers are working hard to differentiate product at retail, with add-ons such as toys, and hard-covers positioned as gifts.