Nouns (5)

bit player, spear carrier, extra, spear-carrier
n. a person who has a minimal role in something, especially a play or other drama; "He managed to get a bit part as a spear-carrier in a Broadway play."
n. an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)

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Adverbs (1)

adv. unusually or exceptionally; "an extra fast car"

Adjectives (13)

additional, extra
adj. further or added; "called for additional troops"; "need extra help"; "an extra pair of shoes"
supererogatory, surplus, supernumerary, superfluous, spare, redundant, extra, excess
adj. more than is needed, desired, or required; "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"
adj. (prefix) outside or beyond: "an extrauterine pregnancy"
special, extra
adj. added to a regular schedule; "a special holiday flight"; "put on special buses for the big game"

Fuzzynyms (64)

add-on, supplement, appurtenance, accessory
n. a supplementary component that improves capability
n. a part that is joined to something larger
accompaniment, complement
n. something added to complete or embellish or make perfect; "a fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner"; "wild rice was served as an accompaniment to the main dish"
n. a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all
n. a person serving no apparent function; "reducing staff is difficult because our employees include no supernumeraries"
n. plays a small part in a dramatic production
n. the amount that something in scarce supply is valued above its nominal value; "they paid a premium for access to water"
incentive, bonus
n. an additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output
n. payment made in return for a service rendered
n. financial assistance in time of need
fringe benefit, perk, perquisite
n. an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right); "a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"
backsheesh, bakshis, bakshish, baksheesh, pourboire, tip, gratuity
n. a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
adj. able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice"
adj. supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing; "adscititious vowels"
supplementary, supplemental, subsidiary, auxiliary
adj. functioning in a supporting capacity; "the main library and its auxiliary branches"
appurtenant, auxiliary, adjuvant, ancillary, adjunct, accessory
adj. furnishing added support; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other"
quite, rather, pretty, jolly
adv. intensifier, as in "pretty big"
more or less, somewhat, slightly
adv. to a small degree or extent; "his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory"; "the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other"
in addition, else, other, further, more
adv. in an additional manner or place or at an additional time; "There's nothing more we can do"
extraordinarily, inordinately
adv. extremely; "she was inordinately smart"; "it will be an extraordinarily painful step to negotiate"
adv. in addition or furthermore; "if we further suppose"; "stated further that he would not cooperate with them"; "they are definitely coming; further, they should be here already"
unco, outstandingly, remarkably, unusually
adv. to a remarkable degree or extent; "she was unusually tall"
free, loose
adv. without restraint; "cows in India are running loose"
adv. in a singular manner or to a singular degree; "Lord T. was considered singularly licentious even for the courts of Russia and Portugal; he acquired three wives and fourteen children during his Portuguese embassy alone"
adv. exceptionally; "a common remedy is uncommonly difficult to find"
super, passing, exceedingly, extremely
adv. to an extreme degree; "extremely cold"; "extremely unpleasant"

Synonyms (26)

adj. nonessential but helpful; "accessorial services included sorting and packing"
additional, further, more
adj. further or added; "called for additional troops"; "need extra help"; "an extra pair of shoes"
another, other
adj. recently past; "the other evening"
adj. additional or more: "would you like anything else?"; "I have nothing else to say"
adj. having a day or month inserted to make the calendar year correspond to the solar year: "Feb. 29 is an intercalary day"; "a leap year is an intercalary year"
adj. with one layer on top of another; "superimposed rocks"
supplemental, supplementary
adj. added to complete or make up a deficiency; "produced supplementary volumes"
adj. being or pertaining to something added to a product to increase its value or price: "software supplied by a value-added distributor"; "a value-added tax"
adj. not absolutely necessary
uncalled-for, needless, gratuitous
adj. unnecessary and unwarranted; "a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life"
adj. kept in reserve especially for emergency use; "a reserve supply of food"; "a spare tire"; "spare parts"
adj. outside regular school hours: "a special after-school class"
outside, away
adj. (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch"
adj. (prefix) outside or outer: "ectoderm"
adj. outside the regular duties of your job or profession
adj. outside the regular academic curriculum; "sports and drama are popular extracurricular activities"
adj. (of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward; "the right side of the cloth showed the pattern"; "be sure your shirt is right side out"
emergency, unexpected
adj. made necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency; "a forced landing"

Antonyms (4)

staple, basic
n. (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
want, need
n. anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"


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