Append and Subtract


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Append verb – To join (something) to a mass, quantity, or number so as to bring about an overall increase.
Usage example: append the prefix “un-” to each of these words

Subtract is an antonym for append in add topic.
Nearby Words: appendage, appending
Antonyms for Append


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Subtract verb – To take away (an amount or number) from a total.
Usage example: you can subtract the time you spent daydreaming from your total homework time

Append is an antonym for subtract.
Nearby Words: subtraction, subtracting
Antonyms for Subtract
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Common collocations

time append time subtract time
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Subtract and Append. (2016). Retrieved 2021, February 26, from
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Subtract or Append. 2016. Accessed February 26, 2021.

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