plus vs add : Common Errors in English

About plus vs add

Some people continue a pattern picked up in childhood of using “plus” as a verb to mean “add,” as in “You plus the 3 and the 4 and you get 7.” “Plus” is not a verb; use ”add” instead.

plus Meaning(s)

  • (n) a useful or valuable quality
  • (n) the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
  • (a) on the positive side or higher end of a scale
  • (s) involving advantage or good

add Meaning(s)

  • (n) a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
  • (v) make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
  • (v) state or say further
  • (v) bestow a quality on
  • (v) make an addition by combining numbers
  • (v) determine the sum of
  • (v) constitute an addition

plus in News

  1. A Plus Warehouse is Pleased to Announce the Introduction of Truck and Dock Access Ladders

    A Plus Warehouse is please to add yet another ladder to the collection. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/ladders/Truck-And-Dock-Access-Lad/prweb10827273.htm
    on June 15, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  2. Managed High Yield Plus Fund Inc. Announces Record Date for 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

    The board of directors of Managed High Yield Plus Fund Inc. has set Friday, July 19, 2013, as the record date for determination of the shareholders entitled to vote at the Fund's annual meeting of shareholders, to be held on Friday, September 20, 2013.
    on June 15, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. A Plus Warehouse Introduces Swimming Pool Matting for the Summer

    A Plus Warehouse has sold mats for many years and is pleased to add another type to the already great collection. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/matting/swimming-pool-matting/prweb10823965.htm
    on June 14, 2013 Source: PRWeb

add in News

  1. Redskins add veteran WRs Stallworth, Henderson

    Redskins add veteran WRs Stallworth, Henderson
    on June 13, 2013 Source: CBS Sports

  2. American says it will add seats on many planes

    American Airlines expects to add more seats to some of its planes, which could mean less leg room for passengers. The airline's parent company, AMR Corp., disclosed the move in a regulatory filing Wednesday. ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Add two local names to war's casualties

    Add two local names to war's casualties Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 8:12 am, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Albany A career Army officer from Albany and a military contractor from Greene County died as a team while trying to strengthen Afghanistan's security forces. That's what family ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Albany Times Union

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