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Synonyms for supernumerary
ˌsu pərˈnu məˌrɛr i, -ˈnyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supernumerary(noun)

    a person serving no apparent function

    "reducing staff is difficult because our employees include no supernumeraries"

    Synonyms:
    spear carrier, extra

    Antonyms:
    necessary

  2. supernumerary, spear carrier, extra(adj)

    a minor actor in crowd scenes

    Synonyms:
    spear carrier, duplicate, extra

    Antonyms:
    necessary

  3. excess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus(adj)

    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    necessary

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. supernumerary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    odd, redundant, in excess, above the regular number, left over (from a specified number)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    surplus, superfluous, redundant, extra

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