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Synonyms for redundant
rɪˈdʌn dəntre·dun·dant

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. redundant

    superfluous, excessive, unnecessary, overflowing, luxuriant

    requisite, defective, necessary

Princeton's WordNet

  1. excess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplusadjective

    more than is needed, desired, or required

    "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare room"; "supernumerary ornamentation"; "it was supererogatory of her to gloat"; "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"; "surplus cheese distributed to the needy"

    superfluous, senseless, surplus, unembellished, supererogatory, scanty, spare, otiose, wasted, pleonastic, unornamented, extra, free, plain, supernumerary, excess, purposeless, additional, tautological, special, tautologic, trim, bare(a), bare, pointless

    necessary, concise

  2. pleonastic, redundant, tautologic, tautologicaladjective

    repetition of same sense in different words

    "`a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions"; "the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological"; "at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

    excess, tautologic, superfluous, supernumerary, pleonastic, supererogatory, tautological, surplus, spare, extra

    concise, necessary

Editors Contribution

  1. pointless

    useless; without meaning, unnecessary; doesn't need to be added

    you've said that already; saying it again is pointless.

    Submitted by rinat on September 3, 2019  
  2. partly same message twice

    same (part of) message / bit-sequence appearing ≥ twice in one 'message'

    too many pages in this book. the editor should have erased some of the many redundant messages.

    Submitted by anonymous on October 26, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. redundantadjective

    excessive, superabundant, exuberant, superfluous, in excess, expletive

  2. redundantadjective


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. redundantadjective

    superabundant, superfluous, excessive, plethoric

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How to use redundant in a sentence?

  1. Lamar Smith:

    Our government wastes too much money, including funding redundant research projects like this one.

  2. Amit Yoran:

    I do think it is redundant.

  3. Will Durst:

    Criminal lawyer. Or is that redundant?

  4. Mark Geragos:

    This redundant and vindictive indictment is nothing more than a desperate attempt to make headlines.

  5. Will Durst:

    In San Francisco, Haloween is redundant.

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  • redundantCatalan, Valencian
  • nadbytečnýCzech
  • overflødigDanish
  • überflüssig, redundantGerman
  • πλεονάζων, περίσσιος, παραπανίσιοςGreek
  • redundante, superfluoSpanish
  • redondantFrench
  • निरर्थकHindi
  • felesleges, terjengőHungarian
  • ավելորդArmenian
  • ridondante, iperverboso, pleonastico, sovrabbondante, copiosoItalian
  • ჭარბი, გადამეტებული, გაჭიანურებული, სიტყვამრავალი, ზედმეტი, ნამეტი, სიტყვაგრძელიGeorgian
  • achterhaald, overtollig, overbodigDutch
  • overflødig, redundantNorwegian
  • nadmierny, nadmiarowyPolish
  • redundantePortuguese
  • излишнийRussian
  • redundantan, zalihosanSerbo-Croatian
  • överflödigSwedish
  • gereğinden fazla, ihtiyaçtan fazla, lüzumundan fazla, yedek, fazlaTurkish
  • 多餘的Chinese

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