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sup·ple·ment  (spl-mnt)
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.
4. Mathematics The angle or arc that when added to a given angle or arc makes 180° or a semicircle. Also called supplementary angle.
tr.v. (-mnt) 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 supplmentum, from supplre, to complete; see supply.]

supple·men·tari·ty (-târ-t) n.
supple·menta·ry (-mnt-r, -tr), supple·mental (-mntl) adj.
supple·men·tation (-mn-tshn) n.
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supplement
supplementary angles

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
5. (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.

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
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
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
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.
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 [ɐn ˈsʌplɪmənt; ɐvb 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 مُلْحَق doplněk supplement Ergänzung συμπλήρωμα complemento , suplemento täydennys supplément dodatak supplemento 補足 보충 supplement supplement uzupełnienie suplemento дополнение tillägg ส่วนเสริม ilave phần bổ sung 补充

sup·ple·ment
n.  suplemento;
vt.  complementar.



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