Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Something added or to be added, especially a supplement to a book.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Something to be added; especially text added as an appendix or supplement to a document.
  • n. A postscript.
  • n. The height by which the tooth of a gear projects beyond (outside for external, or inside for internal) the standard pitch circle or pitch line.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A thing to be added; an appendix or addition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A thing to be added; an addition; an appendix to a work.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end

Etymologies

Latin, neuter gerundive of addere, to add; see add.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the gerundive of Latin addere ("to add"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The COS Effect Readers, this addendum is in recognition that some of you (like me) may, whilst purchasing one of the above or similar TPD, wish to augment your wardrobe with simple, less expensive pieces.

    The Perfect Dress Is a Loyal Friend

  • Aaron - your addendum is sound advice, however the summer olympic committee should investigate this new found technique, implement it, and maybe somebody might actually tune in.

    The Best Headline You'll See All Year

  • His piece additionally featured a 121-word addendum directly attacking the free-ticket protocol violated by Gerard and Winer:

    Leonard Jacobs: Ensnaring Theatre Critics in the Spider-Man Web

  • Honest Services Fraud refers to the 28 word addendum to the U.S. penal code added by Congress in 1988.

    Rebecca Abrahams: Ted Olson takes on Paul Minor's Appeal

  • The addendum, which is a discussion of the scales of the maqamat, which has partly Hebrew titles and again extremely short Hebrew descriptions / definitions.

    the KlezmerShack

  • The primary motivation behind the addendum was the committee's decision that council is entitled to cost-of-living increases.

    Orangeville

  • The last clause in the addendum was a beauty: the company could discharge Swanson for any reason if “at any time in the future, through no fault of Famous Players-Lasky and/or without its connivance and consent, first party shall be charged with adulterous conduct or immoral relations with men other than her husband, and such charges or any of them are published in the public press, the waiver herein contained shall be null and void and of no force and effect.”

    Empire of Dreams

  • (binary module) to a book (kernel) under the GPL, but could they really argue that the addendum is a separate work if the only form of distribution for the modification is provided as a work-as-whole?

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  • So we have an inversion here, a kind of addendum to an afterword.

    The Ambergris Week - Part 2: Shriek: An Afterword

  • This "addendum" specifically looks at the gender pay gap for artists.

    Women Artists Get Paid Less

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