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Definitions and Synonyms of supernumerary | Another word for supernumerary | What is supernumerary?

Definition 1: a minor actor in crowd scenes - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for supernumerary in the sense of this definition

(supernumerary is a kind of ...) a theatrical performer

Definition 2: a person serving no apparent function - [noun denoting person]

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

  • reducing staff is difficult because our employees include no supernumeraries

(supernumerary is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

Definition 3: more than is needed, desired, or required - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where supernumerary 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 supernumerary in the sense of this definition

(supernumerary is similar to ...) not necessary

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