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Definitions of "extra"

  • More than or beyond what is usual, normal, expected, or necessary: synonym: superfluous. adjective
  • Subject to an additional charge. adjective
  • Something more than is usual or necessary. noun
  • Something, such as an accessory on a motor vehicle, for which an additional charge is made. noun
  • A special edition of a newspaper. noun
  • A performer hired to play a minor part, as in a crowd scene in a film. noun
  • To an exceptional extent or degree; unusually. adverb
  • Beyond the ordinary standard or measure; extraordinarily; unusually; uncommonly: as, this is done extra well; that is an extra high price.
  • More than what is usual, or than what is due, appointed, or expected; supplementary; additional; supernumerary: as, an extra price; an extra edition of a newspaper; extra diet; extra charges at a boarding-school.
  • Something in addition to what is usual or expected; something over and above the usual course or charge, or beyond what is usual. noun
  • Specifically An edition or a copy of a newspaper issued at an unusual hour to convey special intelligence. noun
  • In cricket, a score or run not made from the bat, as a bye or a wide: usually in plural. noun
  • A prefix of Latin origin, originally an adverb and preposition, meaning ‘outside, beyond.’ ;
  • Used in trade to denote a size somewhat larger than that, mentioned: as, extra elephant folio; extra foolscap octavo.
  • 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. noun
  • An edition of a newspaper issued at a time other than the regular one. noun
  • A run, as from a bye, credited to the general score but not made from a hit. noun
  • Something of an extra quality or grade. noun
  • Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; additional; supernumerary; also, extraordinarily good; superior adjective

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