A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (mathematics)
a. sumar
Can you add these two numbers?¿Puedes sumar estos dos números?
2. (to combine)
a. añadir
He added a codicil to his will.Añadió un codicilo a su testamento.
b. agregar
Fry the onion for five minutes, then add the spices.Fría la cebolla durante cinco minutos, luego agregue las especias.
3. (to say more)
a. añadir
He added that salaries will be reviewed soon.Añadió que los salarios se van a revisar pronto.
b. agregar
"Don't tell Alan," she added."No le digas a Alan", agregó.
4. (to confer)
a. dar
Her articles add a light-hearted touch to the magazine.Sus artículos le dan un toque de humor a la revista.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (mathematics)
a. sumar
Does he know how to add yet?¿Ya sabe sumar?
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. añadir
2. (mathematics)
a. sumar
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add [æd]
transitive verb
1 (Mat) sumar
2 (join) añadir; agregar; especially (LAm)to a
to drink, mixture
there is nothing added no hay nada añadido
add salt to taste añadir sal al gusto
we gave £100 and he added the rest
to add insult to injury para colmo de males
3 (say further) añadir; agregar
he added that ... añadió que ...; agregó que ...; there's nothing to add no hay nada que añadir; no hay nada más que decir
intransitive verb
(count) sumar
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