Definition of Extra

1. Noun. A minor actor in crowd scenes.

Exact synonyms: Spear Carrier, Supernumerary
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian



2. Adjective. More than is needed, desired, or required. "Surplus cheese distributed to the needy"

3. Adverb. Unusually or exceptionally. "An extra fast car"

4. Noun. An additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis).
Generic synonyms: Edition

5. Adjective. Added to a regular schedule. "Put on special buses for the big game"
Exact synonyms: Special
Similar to: Unscheduled

6. Noun. Something additional of the same kind. "He always carried extras in case of an emergency"
Exact synonyms: Duplicate
Generic synonyms: Artefact, Artifact
Derivative terms: Duplicate

7. Adjective. Further or added. "An extra pair of shoes"
Exact synonyms: Additional
Similar to: Additive

Definition of Extra

1. a. Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; additional; supernumerary; also, extraordinarily good; superior; as, extra work; extra pay.

2. n. 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.

3. n. 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.

Definition of Extra

1. Adjective. Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; extraneous; additional; supernumerary. ¹

2. Adjective. Extraordinarily good; superior; ''as'' extra work, extra pay. ¹

3. Adverb. (informal) To an extraordinary degree. ¹

4. Noun. (cricket) A run scored without the ball having hit the striker's bat - a wide, bye, leg bye or no ball; in Australia referred to as a sundry ¹

5. Noun. an extra edition of a newspaper, which is printed outside of the normal printing cycle ¹

6. Noun. A supernumerary or walk-on in a film or play ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Extra

1. something additional [n -S]

Medical Definition of Extra

1. 1. 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. 2. Without, outside of. Source: Websters Dictionary (21 Jun 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extra

extorters
extorting
extortion
extortionary
extortionate
extortionately
extortioner
extortioners
extortionist
extortionists
extortions
extortious
extortive
extortor
extorts
extra (current term)
extra-
extra-Biblical
extra-abdominal desmoid
extra-amniotic
extra-articular
extra-axial
extra-curricular
extra-floral
extra-innings
extra-label
extra-liturgical
extra-miler
extra-natural

Literary usage of Extra

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Much Ado about Nothing by William Shakespeare, William Aldis Wright (1894)
"[extra fcap. 8vo, 2s. 6d. A Book for the Beginner in Anglo-Saxon. ... [extra fcap. 8vo, 9^. Part 11. From Robert of Gloucester to Gower(AD 1298 to AD 1393). ..."

2. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (1883)
"Crown Svo, cloth extra, 6s. Idyls and Legends of Inver- Selected Poems ... The Book of Orm. Crown 8vo, cloth extra, 6s. White Rose and Red : A Love Story. ..."

3. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"rN Department of extra-Mural Studies. The University, Aberdeen.—Dfr., NT Walker. OBE Ph.D. BELFAST, Queen's University, Department of extra- Mural Studies ..."

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