Add and Remove


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Add verb – To join (something) to a mass, quantity, or number so as to bring about an overall increase.
Usage example: add another cup of flour to the mixture

Remove is an antonym for add in topics: count up, accumulation, adjoin.
Nearby Words: added, adding
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Remove verb – To rid oneself of (a garment).
Add is an antonym for remove in topics: kill, away.
Nearby Words: removed, removal, removing, removable, remover
Antonyms for Remove
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Common collocations

ability add ability remove ability
character add character remove character
parts add parts remove parts
effect add effect remove effect
Other nouns: characters, effects, magic, content, items, armor, elements, powers, weapons, abilities, scenes.

Both words in one sentence

  • As a luck eater, she can remove or add to the luck of a person in the area by biting them.
  • Hostile Terraforming - Terraforming can add or remove any gas into a planet's atmosphere.
  • Techno Wizard He can add/remove people from videos, infect computers by writing malware on bones, and basically do whatever he needs to to escape punishment/torment the heroes with computers.
    Source: Techno Wizard
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Remove or Add. 2016. Accessed November 23, 2020.

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