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    extra - Dictionary definition and meaning for word extra

    Definition
    (noun) a minor actor in crowd scenes Definition
    (noun) an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis) Definition
    (noun) something additional of the same kind
    Synonyms : duplicate
    Example Sentence
    • he always carried extras in case of an emergency
    Definition
    (adj) more than is needed, desired, or required
    Example Sentence
    • trying to lose excess weight
    • found some extra change lying on the dresser
    • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
    • skills made redundant by technological advance
    • sleeping in the spare room
    • supernumerary ornamentation
    • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
    • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
    • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
    • surplus cheese distributed to the needy
    Definition
    (adj) added to a regular schedule
    Synonyms : special
    Example Sentence
    • a special holiday flight
    • put on special buses for the big game
    Definition
    (adj) further or added
    Synonyms : additional
    Example Sentence
    • called for additional troops
    • need extra help
    • an extra pair of shoes
    Definition
    (adv) unusually or exceptionally
    Example Sentence
    • an extra fast car
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