HyperDic: redundant

English > 2 senses of the word redundant:
ADJECTIVEallredundant, excess, extra, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplusmore than is needed, desired, or required
allredundant, pleonastic, tautologic, tautologicalrepetition of same sense in different words
redundant > pronunciation
Soundsrihdah'ndahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > redundant: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMore than is needed, desired, or required.
Examples
  • "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"
  • "skills made redundant by technological advance"
Synonymsexcess, extra, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus
Broaderunnecessary, unneedednot necessary
Spanishexcedente, excesivo, extra, redundante, sobrante, superfluo
Catalanexcedent, excessiu, extra, redundant, sobrant, sobrer, superflu
Nounsredundancyrepetition of an act needlessly
redundancy, redundancethe attribute of being superfluous and unneeded
redundancy(electronics) a system design that duplicates components to provide alternatives in case one component fails
redundancyrepetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission
English > redundant: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningrepetition of same sense in different words.
Example "at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant
Synonymspleonastic, tautologic, tautological
Broaderprolixtediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length
Spanishpleonástico, redundante, tautológico
Catalanpleonàstic, redundant
Nounsredundancyrepetition of an act needlessly
redundancythe attribute of being superfluous and unneeded

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