Synonyms for extra

Synonyms for (noun) extra

Synonyms: extra, duplicate

Definition: something additional of the same kind

Usage: he always carried extras in case of an emergency

Similar words: artefact, artifact

Definition: a man-made object taken as a whole


Synonyms: extra

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

Similar words: edition

Definition: an issue of a newspaper

Usage: he read it in yesterday's edition of the Times


Synonyms: supernumerary, spear carrier, extra

Definition: a minor actor in crowd scenes

Similar words: actor, histrion, role player, thespian, player

Definition: a theatrical performer

Synonyms for (adjective) extra

Synonyms: additional, extra

Definition: further or added

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

Similar words: additive

Definition: characterized or produced by addition

Usage: an additive process


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: unnecessary, unneeded

Definition: not necessary


Synonyms: special, extra

Definition: added to a regular schedule

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

Similar words: unscheduled

Definition: not scheduled or not on a regular schedule

Usage: an unscheduled meeting; the plane made an unscheduled stop at Gander for refueling