transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin superaddere, from super- + addere to add Date: 15th century to add especially in a way that compounds an effect <
the loss of his job was superadded to the loss of his house

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

(over and above),

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  • Superadd — Su per*add , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Superadded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Superadding}.] [L. superaddere. See {Super }, and {Add}.] To add over and above; to add to what has been added; to annex, as something extrinsic. [1913 Webster] The strength of any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • superadd — index compound, supplement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • superadd — annex, append, subjoin, *add . Analogous words: *fasten, attach, affix …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • superadd — [so͞o′pərad′] vt. [L superaddere: see SUPER & ADD1] to put in as extra; add to what has already been added superaddition [so͞o′pərə dish′ən] n …   English World dictionary

  • superadd — superaddition /sooh peuhr euh dish euhn/, n. superadditional, adj. /sooh peuhr ad /, v.t. to add over and above; join as a further addition; add besides. [1425 75; late ME superadden < L superaddere, equiv. to super SUPER + addere to ADD] * * * …   Universalium

  • superadd — verb To add on top of a previous addition. To our antiquarian interest in and his Convent, where the whole aspect of existence, the whole dialect, of thought, of speech, of activity, is so obsolete, strange, long vanished, there now superadds… …   Wiktionary

  • superadd — verb add to what has already been added. Derivatives superaddition noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • superadd — v. a. Add (over and above), superinduce …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • superadd — su·per·add …   English syllables

  • superadd — /supərˈæd/ (say soohpuhr ad) verb (t) to add over and above; join as a further addition; add besides. {Latin superaddere} –superaddition /supərəˈdɪʃən/ (say soohpuhruh dishuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

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