Definitions for extra

Definitions for (noun) extra

Main entry: extra, duplicate

Definition: something additional of the same kind

Usage: he always carried extras in case of an emergency

Main entry: extra

Definition: an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)

Main entry: supernumerary, spear carrier, extra

Definition: a minor actor in crowd scenes

Definitions for (adj) extra

Main entry: additional, extra

Definition: further or added

Usage: called for additional troops; need extra help; an extra pair of shoes

Main entry: supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus, excess, extra, spare, redundant

Definition: more than is needed, desired, or required

Usage: 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

Main entry: special, extra

Definition: added to a regular schedule

Usage: a special holiday flight; put on special buses for the big game

Definitions for (adv) extra

Main entry: extra

Definition: unusually or exceptionally

Usage: an extra fast car

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