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  1. add-onnoun

    plug-in, add-in

  2. add-onnoun

    Something which can be appended to something else.

    add-in, plug-in

  3. add-onnoun

    A software extension or hardware peripheral that provides additional functions or customization for a core application or system.

    add-in, plug-in

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  1. addition, add-on, improvernoun

    a component that is added to something to improve it

    "the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement"; "the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor"

    improver, summation, appurtenance, increase, supplement, humanitarian, addition, accession, accessory, do-gooder, plus, gain

  2. accessory, appurtenance, supplement, add-onverb

    a supplementary component that improves capability

    gear, accouterment, accessary, accoutrement, addendum, improver, addition, appurtenance, accessory, paraphernalia, postscript, supplement, supplementation

  3. add onverb

    make an addition

    "Let's add on to this"

    append, supplement, affix, add on

  4. append, add on, supplement, affixverb

    add to the very end

    "He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language"

    append, hang on, tag on, stick on, add on, add, affix, tack, supply, tack on, supplement

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  1. May Chu:

    Putting a face mask on does not mean that you stop the other practices, it does not mean you get closer to people, it does not mean you dont have to wash your hands as often and you can touch your face. All of that still is in place, this is just an add-on.

  2. Steve Scalise:

    With her background as majority whip in West Virginia, she was the perfect person to add on to the whip team.

  3. David Riley:

    With the prospect of the ECB buying, we will have some stability in the market and some of the pent-up supply will get done. Investors will look to primary to source paper, add on more risk and put cash balances to work.

  4. Elliot Ehrich:

    Can we use our existing tools or add on other tools to give patients an option to heal their brain? that’s the holy grail, but we are not there yet.

  5. Texas Christian University:

    We felt really strongly that during this period of crisis, when students' and families' lives were being upended that we, as an institution, wanted to do everything in our power to alleviate rather than add on any stress to the decision-making that's inherent in the college selection process, the idea of a May 1 deadline in the middle of this crisis feels really absurd.

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