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Addable

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A'ddable. adj. [from add.] That which may be added. Addible is more proper.

The first number in every addition is called the addable number, the other, the number or numbers added, and the number invented by the addition, the aggregate or sum. Cocker's Arithmetick.

Sources: Cocker, Edward (4)

Attributes: Adjective (426)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Addable." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 6, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=13401.


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