add up

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To make sense; to be reasonable or consistent.
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His story just doesn't add up. Why would he have been at the restaurant the day before the event?

Submitted on August 09, 2009

Additional definitions for 'add up':

add upTo take a sum.
add upTo accumulate; to amount to.
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How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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