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Definitions of extra

  1. something additional of the same kind; "he always carried extras in case of an emergency" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Something in addition to what is due, expected, or customary; something in addition to the regular charge or compensation, or for which an additional charge is made; as, at European hotels lights are extras. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Something in addition to what is due, expected, or customary; esp., an added charge or fee, or something for which an additional charge is made. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. An edition of a newspaper issued at a time other than the regular one. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Something of an extra quality or grade. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Something in addition to what is usual; a copy of a newspaper issued in addition to the regular edition. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Something beyond what is usual or required. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Something in addition to what is agreed upon or looked for as customary. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. unusually or exceptionally; "an extra fast car" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. more than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare room"; "supernumerary ornamentation"; "it was supererogatory of her to gloat"; "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"; "surplus cheese distributed to the needy" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; additional; supernumerary; also, extraordinarily good; superior; as, extra work; extra pay. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A Latin preposition, denoting beyond, outside of; - often used in composition as a prefix signifying outside of, beyond, besides, or in addition to what is denoted by the word to which it is prefixed. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Over and above what is ordinary; additional; unusually good. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Beyond or more than is necessary; extraordinary; additional. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. Additional; more than customary. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. More than usual; additional. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Beyond what is agreed upon or what is usual. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. A Latin prefix denoting outside of, beyond usual; in excess. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. A common prefix, denoting above or beyond usual; in excess; additional; out of. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. Beyond what is usual, or has been agreed upon; additional, as extra work, extra hours, extra quantity. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for extra

  1. Why didn't you tell us there were five, Betsy, and save us all this extra trouble? – Tattine by Ruth Ogden
  2. " We are taking you as a sort of extra man," she explained. – The After House by Mary Roberts Rinehart
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