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abs, adds, ads; adz, adze
abs (ABZ) (noun)
An abbreviation for "abdominal muscles": The gym participants are doing sit-up exercises and other related activities so they can develop their abs.
adds (ADZ) (verb)
1. An increase; mathematical summation; totals: Ted, the accountant, usually adds most of the figures in his head.
2. Includes; joins: Cindy adds special greetings whenever she meets her friends.
ads (ADZ) (noun)
A shorter term for "advertisements": Joe was always complaining that he was constantly getting ads, also known as "spam", in his e-mails.
adz or adze (ADZ) (noun)
A cutting tool for shaping heavy timbers, similar to an ax but with a blade set across the end of the handle and curving inward: Ben, the woodsman, used an adze to take the bark off the tree that he had just cut down.

Working out by chopping wood with an adz (adze) really adds to Jim's abs. In fact, he is looking so great, he has been asked to pose for ads in the local fitness-studio publication.

ad (s) (noun), ads (pl)
An abbreviation for "advertisement"; promotional information made public: Susan decided to check the ads in the newspaper for an apartment to rent.
ad, add (s) (noun); ads, adds (pl)
ad (AD) (noun)
Short for advertisement: Jim's employer placed an ad in the paper for additional workers.
add (AD) (verb)
1. To find the sum of numbers or quantities: Shane and Clara tried to add the total number of people who were at the party.
2. To go on to say or to write more: Helen said goodbye and wanted to add that she had a pleasant visit with Darren and Yvonne.
3. To join one thing to another so as to increase the number, quantity, or the importance of something: Lynn decided to add a new wing to her house.

Francisco and Thelma placed an ad in the paper because they wanted to add a pool to their yard; however, after they decided to add all of the expenses, they found it much more feasible to invest in a wading pool instead.

ads (ADZ)
A shorter term for advertisements: "I am constantly getting ads, also known as spam, in my e-mail."