# Synonyms of '**add up**'

1 (phrasal verb)
More than a quarter of seven-year-olds cannot add up properly.

Synonyms

count up

, add

, Banks add all the interest and other charges together.

total

, They haven't totalled the exact figures.

count

, I counted the money. It came to more than five hundred pounds.

reckon

, The `normal' by-election swing against a government is reckoned at about 5 per cent.

calculate

, From this we can calculate the total mass in the galaxy.

sum up

, compute

, I tried to compute the cash value of the ponies and horse boxes.

tally

, When the final numbers are tallied, sales will probably have fallen.

tot up

, add together

2 (phrasal verb)
They arrested her because her statements did not add up.

Synonyms

make sense

, hold up

, I'm not sure if the argument holds up, but it's stimulating.

be reasonable

, ring true

, be plausible

, stand to reason

, hold water

, This argument simply doesn't hold water.

bear examination

, bear investigation

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## Additional synonyms

in the sense of add

to combine (numbers or quantities) so as to make a larger number or quantity

Banks add all the interest and other charges together.

in the sense of calculate

to solve or find out by a mathematical procedure or by reasoning

From this we can calculate the total mass in the galaxy.

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**add up**from the Collins English Thesaurus
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