# Synonyms of add up

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## add up

### phrasal verb

1 count upDictionary • More than a quarter of seven-year-olds cannot add up properly.

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 make senseDictionary • They arrested her because her statements did not add up.

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

add

If you add numbers or amounts together, you calculate their total. • Banks add all the interest and other charges together.

calculate

If you calculate a number or amount, you discover it from information that you already have, by using arithmetic, mathematics, or a special machine. • From this we can calculate the total mass in the galaxy.

work out,

value,

judge,

determine,

estimate,

count,

reckon,

weigh,

consider,

compute,

rate,

gauge,

enumerate,

figure

value,

judge,

determine,

estimate,

count,

reckon,

weigh,

consider,

compute,

rate,

gauge,

enumerate,

figure

compute

To compute a quantity or number means to calculate it. • I tried to compute the cash value of the ponies and horse boxes.

## Source

*Thesaurus for*Collins English Thesaurus

**add up**from theDictionary definition

to find the sum (of)

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