Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a supplementary component that improves capability
  2. (noun, attribute) a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
  3. (noun, communication) textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
  4. (verb, contact) add to the very end
  5. (verb, possession) add as a supplement to what seems insufficient
  6. (verb, stative) serve as a supplement to

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Origin of the word Supplement

  1. 1382, from L. supplementum "something added to supply a deficiency," from supplere (see supply). The verb is first recorded 1829. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Supplement

saw palmetto, sheep plant, sibilant, splendid, splint, sublimate, sublimated, sublimed, sublimity, supplant, suppliant

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