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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.

supplementary

(ˌsʌplɪˈmɛntərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
forming or acting as a supplement. Also (chiefly US): supplemental
n, pl -ries
a person or thing that is a supplement
ˌsuppleˈmentarily, ˌsuppleˈmentally adv

sup•ple•men•ta•ry

(ˌsʌp ləˈmɛn tə ri)

adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. Also, supplemental. of the nature of or forming a supplement; additional.
n.
2. a person or thing that is supplementary.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.supplementary - functioning in a supporting capacity; "the main library and its auxiliary branches"
secondary - being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate; "the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher"; "a secondary source"; "a secondary issue"; "secondary streams"
2.supplementary - added to complete or make up a deficiency; "produced supplementary volumes"
additive - characterized or produced by addition; "an additive process"

supplementary

adjective additional, extra, complementary, accompanying, secondary, auxiliary, add-on, supplemental, ancillary the question of whether or not we need to take supplementary vitamins

supplementary

adjective
Translations
تَكْميلي، إضافي
doplňkový
viîbótar-

supplementary

[ˌsʌplɪˈmentərɪ] ADJsuplementario

supplementary

[ˌsʌplɪˈmɛntəri] adj
[dose] → complémentaire; [vitamins] → en complément, complémentaire
[funds, insurance, information, income] → complémentairesupplementary benefit n (British)allocation f supplémentaire d'aide sociale

supplementary

adjzusätzlich, ergänzend; (Med) vitaminsergänzend; to be supplementary to somethingetw ergänzen; supplementary foodZusatznahrung f; supplementary volumeErgänzungsband m

supplementary

:
supplementary angle
nSupplement- or Ergänzungswinkel m
supplementary benefit
n (Brit) → ˜ Sozialhilfe f; to be on supplementary˜ Sozialhilfe beziehen
supplementary budget
n (Pol) → Nachtragshaushalt m
supplementary question
n (Parl) → Zusatzfrage f

supplementary

[ˌsʌplɪˈmɛntrɪ] adjsupplementare

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.
References in classic literature ?
And also to an Act, entitled, "an Act, supplementary to an Act, for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times herein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Now, I have supplementary reservoirs capable of holding a hundred tons.
Shortly a supplementary program was issued which set forth that the Plymouth Collection of Hymns would be used on board the ship.
Besides, all the days I should now live would be as good as the days that Lazarus lived after his resurrection; a supplementary clean gain of so many months or weeks as the case might be.
But supplementary to this, it has hypothetically occurred to me, that as ordinary fish possess what is called a swimming bladder in them, capable, at will, of distension or contraction; and as the Sperm Whale, as far as I know, has no such provision in him; considering, too, the otherwise inexplicable manner in which he now depresses his head altogether beneath the surface, and anon swims with it high elevated out of the water; considering the unobstructed elasticity of its envelop; considering the unique interior of his head; it has hypothetically occurred to me, I say, that those mystical lung-celled honeycombs there may possibly have some hitherto unknown and unsuspected connexion with the outer air, so as to be susceptible to atmospheric distension and contraction.
His consultation fee is a guinea; and he gives a signed estimate beforehand for any supplementary expenses that may follow.
The guard soon replaced his blunderbuss in his arm-chest, and, having looked to the rest of its contents, and having looked to the supplementary pistols that he wore in his belt, looked to a smaller chest beneath his seat, in which there were a few smith's tools, a couple of torches, and a tinder-box.
and so forth), she bade her farewell; and after calling her back to give her more supplementary messages for Edward, than anybody with tenfold the gravity of Dolly Varden could be reasonably expected to remember, at length dismissed her.
An elderly woman whom I had seen before as one of the servants who lived in the supplementary house across the back court-yard, opened the gate.
In countries where modern civilisation has become fully developed, a new class of petty bourgeois has been formed, fluctuating between proletariat and bourgeoisie and ever renewing itself as a supplementary part of bourgeois society.
The work sped on till breakfast time, when the thresher was stopped for half an hour; and on starting again after the meal the whole supplementary strength of the farm was thrown into the labour of constructing the straw-rick, which began to grow beside the stack of corn.
Soon after my return to my home in West Virginia, where I had planned to continue teaching, I was again surprised to receive a letter from General Armstrong, asking me to return to Hampton partly as a teacher and partly to pursue some supplementary studies.

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