Definition of add up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

add up

 phrasal verb
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  1. 1(especially in negative sentences) to seem reasonable; to make sense His story just doesn't add up.
  2. 2(not used in the progressive tenses) to increase by small amounts until there is a large total When you're feeding a family of six the bills soon add up.

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 to calculate the total of two or more numbers or amounts The waiter can't add up. Add up all the money I owe you.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: add up

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