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Correct spelling: surplus

Definition of surplus:

  1. Overplus; excess beyond what is prescribed or wanted; the residuum of an estate after the debts and legacies are paid.

Common misspellings for surplus:

surplused, surplas, supplus.


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This graph shows how "surplus" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for surplus:

  1. The first and running costs of the single engine are lower, but the twin has greater power and carrying capacity, while most pilots prefer to have a surplus of power over and above that required for normal flight. –  by
  2. If there is a concrete floor, the pots must be raised on bricks, that surplus water may pass off. –  by
  3. Formerly they preferred to place their surplus of young men at our disposal rather than have them obey the commands of one of their own people, but for some time there has been a change; even those splendid soldiers, my Batavians, no longer wish to remain with me, and will not renew their oath of service. –  by

Quotes for surplus:

  1. Freedom is the by -product of economic surplus.
  2. In my opinion, the president is right to address future funding, even though Social Security will show a surplus through 2018 and will not run out of funds until 2042.
  3. Producer's Surplus is a convenient name for the genus of which the rent of land is the leading species.
  4. A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.
  5. By requiring that any surplus in Social Security taxes be returned to the American people in personal savings accounts, the plan ensures that Social Security taxes will be used for Social Security.