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Definition 1: more than is needed, desired, or required - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where redundant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for redundant in the sense of this definition

(redundant is similar to ...) not necessary

Definition 2: repetition of same sense in different words - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where redundant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • `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

Synonyms for redundant in the sense of this definition

(redundant is similar to ...) tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length

"editing a prolix manuscript" "a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know"

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