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Definitions of "extra"

  • More than or beyond what is usual, normal, expected, or necessary. See Synonyms at superfluous. adjective
  • Better than ordinary; superior: extra fineness. adjective
  • Subject to an additional charge: Coffee does not come with dinner but is extra. 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
  • An additional or alternate worker. noun
  • A performer hired to play a minor part, as in a crowd scene in a film. noun
  • Something of exceptional quality. noun
  • To an exceptional extent or degree; unusually: extra dry. adverb
  • Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; extraneous; additional; supernumerary. adjective
  • Extraordinarily good; superior; as extra work, extra pay. adjective
  • To an extraordinary degree. adverb
  • 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 noun
  • an extra edition of a newspaper, which is printed outside of the normal printing cycle noun
  • A supernumerary or walk-on in a film or play noun
  • Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; additional; supernumerary; also, extraordinarily good; superior adjective
  • 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

The word "extra" in example sentences

Extra cheese, extra crispy, extra spicy, the word extra just makes things sound better, doesn't it?. [FOXNews.com]

He says the government of Samoa was using that money to pay salaries of what he calls extra personnel.. [CNN Transcript Oct 28, 2009]

It will be what we call extra tropical, just a low pressure system coming in, probably making some rain showers for Portugal, Spain and also into France.. [CNN Transcript Oct 16, 2008]

And I talked with a senior officer who's close to General David Petraeus from Iraq today, who told me that they have seen quite a marked decline of the number of what they call extra-judicial killings in Baghdad over the last several weeks.. [CNN Transcript Mar 16, 2007]

I don ` t want to get overly complicated here, because honestly I ` ll get lost myself, and I ` m riddled with ADD, but a lot of Venezuela ` s oil is what they call extra-heavy oil.. [CNN Transcript Sep 14, 2006]

And it's possible it could become what we call extra tropical, but it would still be a very strong gale force storm at that time.. [CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2005]

This story was corrected to In delete the word "extra" when referring to computing power in paragraphs 2 and 7. []

We have other segments, which I'd rather not go name here right now, where we are going to focus on what I call extra efforts to go drive penetration, which we think we can get to upwards of 50% plus in some of those segments because of the need, because of the fit and because we've got the right programs to go drive that type of penetration right now.. []

Speaking earlier, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Alhaji Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, lauded Governor Amaechi for what he described as his extra-ordinary effort in ensuring the security of NNPC personnel and facilities in the state.. [Vanguard News]

A Coalition of civil society organizations in Edo state, under the aegis of the Committee for the Protection of Endangered Nigerians (CPEN), have condemned what it described as the extra-judicial killing of over 40 Nigerians so far by the Libyan government and called for the immediate resignation of President Muamar Ghadaffi as the chairman of the African Union.. [AllAfrica News: Latest]

But what makes this title extra special is the two opposing antagonists - a couple of well-known literary vampires each with their own stake in winning the undead war.. [comicbookbin.com]

VANCOUVER (AP) Cheryl Bernard pulled out another big shot in extra ends, lifting the favored Canadians to a 6-5 victory against Britain.. [Canada's women curlers hold off Britain 6-5 in extra 11th end]

Most others went to schools where up to 60 percent of the students were poor and where the county had poured in extra money.. [Study of Montgomery County schools shows benefits of economic integration]

They could win extra points for snoring, adopting goofy sleep positions or wearing outlandish night wear in plain view of gawking shoppers.. [Pot, Meet Kettle]

The FAA says air-ambulance companies would shoulder roughly two-thirds of the estimated $225 million in extra costs over 10 years.. [New Helicopter Safety Rules Focus on Emergency Flights]

As the Fed seeks to do more, Mr. Evans said it could gain extra bang for the buck by changing its longer-run inflation goal.. [Fed]

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