augend [aw-jend, aw-jend] Word Origin noun Mathematics.
- a number to which another is added in forming a sum.Compare .
Origin of augend 1905–10; Latin augendum a thing to be increased, noun use of neuter of augendus to be increased, gerund of augēre to increase British Dictionary definitions for augend augend noun
- a number to which another number, the addend, is added
Word Origin for augend from Latin augendum that is to be increased, from augēre to increase augend in Science augend [ô′jĕnd′]
- A quantity to which the addend is added.