Character 5
Hyphenation ex tra
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Definitions and meanings of "Extra"

What do we mean by 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

In cricket, a score or run not made from the bat, as a bye or a wide: usually in plural. noun

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

Beyond the ordinary standard or measure; extraordinarily; unusually; uncommonly: as, this is done extra well; that is an extra high price.

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.

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

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; extraneous; additional; supernumerary. adjective

Something additional, such as an item above and beyond the ordinary school curriculum, or added to the usual charge on a bill.

An extra edition of a newspaper, which is printed outside of the normal printing cycle.

A run scored without the ball having hit the striker's bat - a wide, bye, leg bye or no ball.

A supernumerary or walk-on in a film or play.

Something of an extra quality or grade.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Extra

The word "extra" in example sentences

Extra cheese, extra crispy, extra spicy, the word extra just makes things sound better, doesn't it? ❋ Unknown (2011)

He says the government of Samoa was using that money to pay salaries of what he calls extra personnel. ❋ Unknown (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. ❋ Unknown (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. ❋ Unknown (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. ❋ Unknown (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. ❋ Unknown (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.

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. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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. ❋ Unknown (2009)

VANCOUVER (AP) Cheryl Bernard pulled out another big shot in extra ends, lifting the favored Canadians to a 6-5 victory against Britain. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Most others went to schools where up to 60 percent of the students were poor and where the county had poured in extra money. ❋ Stephanie McCrummen (2010)

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