Added vs Auxiliary - What's the difference?

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Added is a related term of auxiliary.

As a verb added

is (add).

As an adjective auxiliary is

helping]]; [[give|giving assistance or support.

As a noun auxiliary is

a person or group that acts in an auxiliary manner.




  • (add)
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    (en verb)
  • To join or unite, as one thing to another, or as several particulars, so as to increase the number, augment the quantity or enlarge the magnitude, or so as to form into one aggregate. Hence: To sum up; to put together mentally.
  • * (rfdate) (John Locke)
  • as easily as he can add together the ideas of two days or two years.
  • To combine elements of (something) into one quantity.
  • To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on).
  • * 1611 , King James Version, Genesis 30:24:
  • The LORD shall add to me another son.
  • * 1667 , (John Milton), (Paradise Lost):
  • Back to thy punishment, False fugitive, and to thy speed add wings.
  • To append, as a statement; to say further.
  • * 1855 , (Thomas Babington Macaulay), The History of England from the Accession of James the Second , volume 3, page 37 []:
  • He added that he would willingly consent to the entire abolition of the tax
  • * 1900 , , (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz) Chapter 23
  • "Bless your dear heart," she said, "I am sure I can tell you of a way to get back to Kansas." Then she added , "But, if I do, you must give me the Golden Cap."
  • To make an addition. To add to, to augment; to increase.
  • * 1611 , King James Version, 1 Kings 12:14:
  • I will add to your yoke
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-29, volume=407, issue=8842, page=72-3, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= A punch in the gut , passage=Mostly, the microbiome is beneficial.
  • (mathematics) To perform the arithmetical operation of addition.
  • Synonyms

    * annex * coalesce * join * unite * mention, note


    * (quantity) subtract * (matter) remove

    Usage notes

    * We add by bringing things together so as to form a whole. * We join by putting one thing to another in close or continuous connection. * We annex by attaching some adjunct to a larger body. * We unite by bringing things together so that their parts adhere or intermingle. * Things coalesce by coming together or mingling so as to form one organization. * To add' quantities; to '''join''' houses; to '''annex''' territory; to '''unite''' kingdoms; to make parties ' coalesce

    Derived terms

    * * addition * additive * add-on * add up


    (en noun)
  • (video games) An additional enemy that joined the fight after the primary target.
  • After engaging the boss for one minute, two adds will arrive from the back and must be dealt with.
  • (computer science) An act or instance of adding.
  • auxiliary



  • Helping]]; [[give, giving assistance or support.
  • auxiliary troops
  • Supplementary or subsidiary.
  • Held in reserve for exceptional circumstances.
  • (nautical) Of a ship, having both sails and an engine.
  • (grammar) Relating to an auxiliary verb.
  • Synonyms

    * (supplementary) accessory * (having sails and engine) motorsailer


  • A person or group that acts in an auxiliary manner.
  • A sailing vessel equipped with an engine.
  • (grammar) An auxiliary verb.
  • *
  • The three traditionally recognized Non-modal Auxiliaries' are the per-
    fective '''Auxiliary''' ''have'', the progressive '''Auxiliary''' ''be'', and the passive '''Auxiliary

    ''be''. Perfective ''have'' is so-called because it marks the completion (hence, ''perfec-
    tion'') of an action; it is followed by a VP headed by a perfective ''-n'' participle, as
    (121)    The referee has [VP ''shown
    him the red card]
  • A marching band colorguard.
  • See also

    * axillary