Definition of Supplementary

1. Adjective. Functioning in a supporting capacity. "The main library and its auxiliary branches"




2. Adjective. Added to complete or make up a deficiency. "Produced supplementary volumes"
Exact synonyms: Supplemental
Similar to: Additive
Derivative terms: Supplement, Supplement, Supplement

Definition of Supplementary

1. Adjective. Additional; added to supply what is wanted. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Supplementary

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Supplementary

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supplants
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suppled
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supplely
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supplementable
supplemental
supplemental restraint system
supplemental restraint systems
supplementals
supplementarily
supplementarity
supplementary (current term)
supplementary angles
supplementary benefit
supplementation
supplementations
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supplementer
supplementers
supplementing
supplements
suppleness
supplenesses
suppler
supples
supplest

Literary usage of Supplementary

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

1. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1918)
"supplementary material is necessary. What is supplementary material? It is anything aside from the text book that will aid in gaining knowledge about the ..."

2. Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education by National Society for the Study of Education (1917)
"CHAPTER III LIBRARY AND supplementary READING BOOKS RECOMMENDED FOR USE IN ... The library books and supplementary readers are listed separately by grades. ..."

3. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1900)
"supplementary HANDBOOK. The secretary of the ALA has issued a " supplementary handbook " for March, 1900, which gives in convenient form the revised ..."

4. Principles of the English Law of Contract and of Agency in Its Relation to by William Reynell Anson (1906)
"We find exceptions to this rule — (a) where supplementary or collateral terms ... supplementary and collateral terms. If the parties to a contract have not ..."

5. Principles of the English Law of Contract and of Agency in Its Relation to by William Reynell Anson, Ernest Wilson Huffcut (1895)
"(a) supplementary terms. Collateral terms. We find exceptions to this rule ... Evidence of the supplementary terms is then admissible, not to vary but to ..."

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