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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