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sup·ple·ment

 (sŭp′lə-mənt)
n.
1. Something added to complete a thing, make up for a deficiency, or extend or strengthen the whole.
2. A section added to a book or document to give further information or to correct errors.
3. A separate section devoted to a special subject inserted into a periodical, such as a newspaper.
tr.v. (-mĕnt′) sup·ple·ment·ed, sup·ple·ment·ing, sup·ple·ments
To provide or form a supplement to.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin supplēmentum, from supplēre, to complete; see supply.]

sup′ple·men·tar′i·ty (-târ′ĭ-tē) n.
sup′ple·men′ta·ry (-mĕn′tə-rē, -trē), sup′ple·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.
sup′ple·men·ta′tion (-mĕn-tā′shən) n.

supplement

n
1. an addition designed to complete, make up for a deficiency, etc
2. (Journalism & Publishing) a section appended to a publication to supply further information, correct errors, etc
3. (Journalism & Publishing) a magazine or section inserted into a newspaper or periodical, such as one with colour photographs issued every week
4. (Mathematics) geometry
a. either of a pair of angles whose sum is 180°
b. an arc of a circle that when added to another arc forms a semicircle. Abbreviation: sup or supp
vb
(tr) to provide a supplement to, esp in order to remedy a deficiency
[C14: from Latin supplēmentum, from supplēre to supply1]
ˌsupplemenˈtation n
ˈsuppleˌmenter n

sup•ple•ment

(n. ˈsʌp lə mənt; v. -ˌmɛnt)

n.
1. something added to complete a thing, supply a deficiency, or reinforce or extend a whole.
2. something added to or issued after a publication, as a book or periodical, that supplies further information or treats special subjects.
3. the quantity by which an angle or an arc falls short of 180° or a semicircle.
v.t.
4. to complete, add to, or extend by a supplement.
5. to form a supplement or addition to.
[1350–1400; < Latin supplēmentum= supplē(re) to fill with additional amounts + -mentum -ment]
sup`ple•men•ta′tion, n.
sup′ple•ment`er, n.
syn: See complement.

supplement

A supplement is a separate publication, related to a basic publication and prepared for purposes of promulgating additional information or summaries, and may include extracts from the basic publication.

supplement


Past participle: supplemented
Gerund: supplementing

Imperative
supplement
supplement
Present
I supplement
you supplement
he/she/it supplements
we supplement
you supplement
they supplement
Preterite
I supplemented
you supplemented
he/she/it supplemented
we supplemented
you supplemented
they supplemented
Present Continuous
I am supplementing
you are supplementing
he/she/it is supplementing
we are supplementing
you are supplementing
they are supplementing
Present Perfect
I have supplemented
you have supplemented
he/she/it has supplemented
we have supplemented
you have supplemented
they have supplemented
Past Continuous
I was supplementing
you were supplementing
he/she/it was supplementing
we were supplementing
you were supplementing
they were supplementing
Past Perfect
I had supplemented
you had supplemented
he/she/it had supplemented
we had supplemented
you had supplemented
they had supplemented
Future
I will supplement
you will supplement
he/she/it will supplement
we will supplement
you will supplement
they will supplement
Future Perfect
I will have supplemented
you will have supplemented
he/she/it will have supplemented
we will have supplemented
you will have supplemented
they will have supplemented
Future Continuous
I will be supplementing
you will be supplementing
he/she/it will be supplementing
we will be supplementing
you will be supplementing
they will be supplementing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been supplementing
you have been supplementing
he/she/it has been supplementing
we have been supplementing
you have been supplementing
they have been supplementing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been supplementing
you will have been supplementing
he/she/it will have been supplementing
we will have been supplementing
you will have been supplementing
they will have been supplementing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been supplementing
you had been supplementing
he/she/it had been supplementing
we had been supplementing
you had been supplementing
they had been supplementing
Conditional
I would supplement
you would supplement
he/she/it would supplement
we would supplement
you would supplement
they would supplement
Past Conditional
I would have supplemented
you would have supplemented
he/she/it would have supplemented
we would have supplemented
you would have supplemented
they would have supplemented
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Noun1.supplement - textual matter that is added onto a publicationsupplement - textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
matter - written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane"
back matter, end matter - written matter following the main text of a book
appendix - supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book
continuation, sequel - a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it
2.supplement - a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
increment, increase - the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
3.supplement - a supplementary component that improves capabilitysupplement - a supplementary component that improves capability
auto accessory - an accessory for an automobile
constituent, element, component - 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; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
computer accessory - an accessory for a computer; "when you add in all the computer accessories you are going to need the computer gets pretty expensive"
fitting - a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system
trimmings, fixings - the accessories that normally accompany (something or some activity); "an elaborate formal dinner with all the fixings"; "he bought a Christmas tree and trimmings to decorate it"
Verb1.supplement - add as a supplement to what seems insufficient; "supplement your diet"
add - make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "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"
vitaminise, vitaminize - add vitamins as a supplement; "vitaminized processed foods"
eke out, fill out - supplement what is thought to be deficient; "He eked out his meager pay by giving private lessons"; "Braque eked out his collages with charcoal"
leverage - supplement with leverage; "leverage the money that is already available"
supplement - serve as a supplement to; "Vitamins supplemented his meager diet"
2.supplement - serve as a supplement to; "Vitamins supplemented his meager diet"
supplement - add as a supplement to what seems insufficient; "supplement your diet"
constitute, make up, comprise, be, represent - form or compose; "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"
3.supplement - add to the very endsupplement - add to the very end; "He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language"
attach - cause to be attached
annex - attach to

supplement

verb
1. add to, reinforce, complement, augment, extend, top up, fill out I suggest supplementing your diet with vitamins E and A.
noun
1. pull-out, insert, magazine section, added feature, special feature section a special supplement to a monthly financial magazine
2. appendix, sequel, add-on, complement, postscript, addendum, codicil the supplement to the Encyclopedia Britannica
3. addition, extra, surcharge The single room supplement is £11 a night.

supplement

noun
1. Something that completes another:
2. A subordinate element added to another entity:
verb
To supply what is lacking:
complement, complete, fill in (or out), round (off or out).
Translations

supplement

A. [ˈsʌplɪmənt] N (gen) → suplemento m
B. [sʌplɪˈment] VTcomplementar
to supplement sth with sthcomplementar algo con algo
I supplement my diet with vitamin pillscomplemento mi dieta con vitaminas
to supplement one's income by writingaumentar sus ingresos escribiendo

supplement

[ˈsʌplɪmənt]
n
(to diet)complément m, supplément m
as a supplement to sth
They eat fish as a supplement to their natural diet → Ils mangent du poisson en complément de leur régime naturel., Ils mangent du poisson pour supplémenter leur régime naturel.
a vitamin supplement → un complément vitaminique, un supplément vitaminique food supplement
(to newspaper)supplément m
a colour supplement → un supplément en couleur
(to book)supplément m
(= extra charge) → supplément m
a single room supplement → un supplément pour chambre simple
(to income, pension)complément m
[ˈsʌplɪmɛnt] vt [+ diet, income] → compléter

supplement

n
Ergänzung f (→ to +gen); (of book)Ergänzungsband m(to zu); (= at end of book)Anhang m, → Nachtrag m; (= food supplement)Zusatz m; a supplement to his pensioneine Aufbesserung seiner Rente; family income supplementsKindergeld nt
(= colour supplement etc)Beilage f, → Magazin nt
vtergänzen; income alsoaufbessern

supplement

[n ˈsʌplɪmənt; vb ˌsʌplɪˈmɛnt]
1. n (also) (Press) → supplemento
2. vt (diet) → integrare; (income) → arrotondare; (information) → completare

supplement

(ˈsapləmənt) noun
an addition made to supply something lacking, or to correct errors etc. A supplement to the dictionary is to be published next year.
(-ment) verb
to make, or be, an addition to. He does an evening job to supplement his wages.
ˌsuppleˈmentary (-ˈmen-) adjective
added to supply what is lacking; additional.

supplement

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sup·ple·ment

n. suplemento;
vt. complementar.

supplement

n suplemento, complemento; dietary — suplemento alimenticio or dietético
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IN the stillness and the darkness, realization soon began to supplement knowledge.
Another book I have which I call 'The Supplement to Polydore Vergil,' which treats of the invention of things, and is a work of great erudition and research, for I establish and elucidate elegantly some things of great importance which Polydore omitted to mention.
I have thought it not superfluous to give the outlines of this important portion of history; both because it teaches more than one lesson, and because, as a supplement to the outlines of the Achaean constitution, it emphatically illustrates the tendency of federal bodies rather to anarchy among the members, than to tyranny in the head.
The carriers' men were able to supplement the paucity of the written words with a few more details.
I am come to bring to each his supplement of pay, as agreed upon.
or in the anxious supplement from Mary, of-- "Upon my word, I shall be pretty well off, when you are all gone away to be happy at Bath
That address will not be given in extenso in these columns, for the reason that a full account of the whole adventures of the expedition is being published as a supplement from the pen of our own special correspondent.
That was the state of things, Watson, when upon the Tuesday morning I, at the request of Major Murphy, went down to Aldershot to supplement the efforts of the police.
He did his best to supplement her unskilled efforts, getting up earlier than usual to light the kitchen fire, carrying in the wood overnight, and neglecting the mill for the farm that he might help her about the house during the day.
I have never failed to read the Literary Supplement of
We can compare notes afterwards, and each will supplement the other.
Renfrew, the colonel's widow, was not only unexceptionable in point of breeding, but also interesting on the ground of her complaint, which puzzled the doctors, and seemed clearly a case wherein the fulness of professional knowledge might need the supplement of quackery.