HyperDic: extra

English > 7 senses of the word extra:
ADJECTIVEallextra, excess, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplusmore than is needed, desired, or required
allextra, specialadded to a regular schedule
allextra, additionalfurther or added
NOUNperson extra, supernumerary, spear carriera minor actor in crowd scenes / scenes
communicationextraan additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)
artifactextra, duplicatesomething additional of the same kind
ADVERBallextraunusually or exceptionally
extra > pronunciation
Soundseh'kstrah
Rhymesabracadabra ... zebra: 116 rhymes with rah...
English > extra: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMore than is needed, desired, or required.
Examples
  • "found some extra change lying on the dresser"
  • "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"
Synonymsexcess, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus
Broaderunnecessary, unneedednot necessary
Spanishexcedente, excesivo, extra, redundante, sobrante, superfluo
Catalanexcedent, excessiu, extra, redundant, sobrant, sobrer, superflu
English > extra: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaningadded to a regular schedule.
Synonymspecial
Broaderunschedulednot scheduled or not on a regular schedule
Spanishespecial, extraordinario
English > extra: 7 senses > adjective 3
MeaningFurther or added.
Examples
  • "need extra help"
  • "an extra pair of shoes"
Synonymadditional
BroaderadditiveCharacterized or produced by addition
Spanishadicional, extra
Catalanaddicional, extra, suplementari
English > extra: 7 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA minor actor in crowd scenes / scenes.
Synonymssupernumerary, spear carrier
Broaderactor, histrion, player, thespian, role playerA theatrical performer
Spanishcomparsa, extra, figurante, staffage, supernumerario
Catalancomparsa, extra, figurant
English > extra: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis).
BroadereditionAn issue of a newspaper
Spanishextra
English > extra: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningSomething additional of the same kind.
Example"he always carried extras in case of an emergency"
Synonymduplicate
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishextra
Catalanextra
English > extra: 7 senses > adverb 1
Meaningunusually or exceptionally.
Example"an extra fast car"
Spanishextra, super

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