Grammar Patterns

N to n

The 'addition' group

These nouns refer to something that is added to something else or is a less important part of something.
There was no sign of the latest addition to the family - two-month-old adopted son Connor.
The Gulf War forms the dramatic backdrop to this fast-paced thriller from Frederick Forsyth.
Crab apple jelly is a fantastic complement to both hot and cold meats.
'Independence Day', Richard Ford's sequel to his greatest success, 'The Sportswriter', has had some lukewarm reviews.
  • accompaniment
  • addendum
  • addition
  • adjunct
  • annexe
  • appendage
  • appendix
  • backdrop
  • background
  • coda
  • complement
  • extension
  • foil
  • follow-on
  • follow-up
  • postscript
  • prequel
  • sequel
  • sideshow
  • soundtrack
  • supplement
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