HyperDic: surplus

English > 2 senses of the word surplus:
NOUNattributesurplus, excess, surplusage, nimietya quantity much larger / larger than is needed
ADJECTIVEallsurplus, excess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerarymore than is needed, desired, or required
surplus > pronunciation
Soundsser'plahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > surplus: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMore than is needed, desired, or required.
Example "surplus cheese distributed to the needy"
Synonymsexcess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary
Broaderunnecessary, unneedednot necessary
Spanishexcedente, excesivo, extra, redundante, sobrante, superfluo
Catalanexcedent, excessiu, extra, redundant, sobrant, sobrer, superflu
English > surplus: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA quantity much larger / larger than is needed.
Synonymsexcess, surplusage, nimiety
Broaderoverabundance, overmuch, overmuchness, superabundanceA quantity that is more than what is appropriate
Spanishdemasía, desmán, excedente, exceso, plétora, remanente, sobra, sobrante, superávit, surplusage
Catalanexcedent, excés, plètora, sobra, superàvit, surplusage

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