Synonyms of 'add up to something'
1 (phrasal verb) All this adds up to very bad news for the car industry.
2 (phrasal verb) For a hit show, profits can add up to millions.
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in the sense of imply
to suggest or involve as a necessary consequence
The meeting in no way implies a resumption of contact with the terrorists.
in the sense of indicate
to be or give a sign or symptom of
The survey indicated that most old people are independent.
Thesaurus for add up to something from the Collins English Thesaurus