Meaning of add-on


Pronunciation: (ad'on", -ôn"), [key]
— n.
  1. a device or unit added to equipment or a construction: an add-on to a computer; a nice add-on to an old house.
  2. an extra charge: Add-ons for taxes and tour guide fees boosted the price of the vacation to $2,500.
  3. an additional item, as a rider or provision: This is just another legislative add-on.
  4. anything added on: a hi-fi system that can be augmented with add-ons like extra speakers.
  1. being installed or provided as an add-on: an add-on speaker system.
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