Synonyms for supplement

Synonyms for (noun) supplement

Synonyms: accessory, add-on, appurtenance, supplement

Definition: a supplementary component that improves capability

Similar words: component, element, constituent

Definition: an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system

Usage: spare components for cars; a component or constituent element of a system


Synonyms: supplement, supplementation

Definition: a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)

Similar words: increase, increment

Definition: the amount by which something increases

Usage: they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare


Synonyms: addendum, postscript, supplement

Definition: textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end

Similar words: matter

Definition: written works (especially in books or magazines)

Usage: he always took some reading matter with him on the plane

Synonyms for (verb) supplement

Synonyms: supplement, append, affix, add on

Definition: add to the very end

Usage: He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached


Synonyms: supplement

Definition: add as a supplement to what seems insufficient

Usage: supplement your diet

Similar words: add

Definition: make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of

Usage: We added two students to that dorm room; She added a personal note to her letter; Add insult to injury; Add some extra plates to the dinner table


Synonyms: supplement

Definition: serve as a supplement to

Usage: Vitamins supplemented his meager diet

Similar words: comprise, make up, be, represent, constitute

Definition: form or compose

Usage: This money is my only income; The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance; These constitute my entire belonging; The children made up the chorus; This sum represents my entire income for a year; These few men comprise his entire army