Add and Take away


Add verb - Make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of.
Usage example: Add insult to injury

Take away is an antonym for add in count up topic.

Nearby Words: added, adding

Take away

Take away verb - Take out or remove.

Add is an antonym for take away in subtract topic.

Both terms in one sentence

  • Simple, yet Awesome Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
  • After "Name"'s success, the band began to add more of John's songs and take away Robby's - in every album after Let Love In, Robby only had two songs.
  • Bullet Hell What happens when you take a Touhou game, take away the extra lives, disable bombs and continues, and add in several Classic Video Game "Screw You"s inspired by Kaizo Mario World?
    Source: Bullet Hell
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