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  • 1 supplementary — sup‧ple‧men‧ta‧ry [ˌsʌplˈmentri◂] adjective provided in addition to what is already there: • If a purchaser wishes to obtain supplementary information, they should contact one of our representatives. • For most retired people, even those with… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 supplementary — sup·ple·men·ta·ry /ˌsə plə men tə rē, trē/ adj: added or serving as a supplement Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. supplementary …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 supplementary — [sup΄lə men′tər ē] adj. supplying what is lacking; additional n. pl. supplementaries a supplementary person or thing …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 supplementary — 1660s, from SUPPLEMENT (Cf. supplement) + ARY (Cf. ary) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 supplementary — [adj] additional accompanying, added, ancillary, appended, augmenting, auxiliary, extra, increased, more; concept 771 …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 supplementary — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ completing or enhancing something …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Supplementary — The term supplementary can refer to a number of things:* Supplementary angles * Supplementary Benefit a former benefit, payable in the United Kingdom * Supplementary questions asked during Prime Minister s Questions …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 Supplementary — Supplemental Sup ple*men tal, Supplementary Sup ple*men ta*ry, a. [Cf. F. suppl[ e]mentaire.] Added to supply what is wanted; additional; being, or serving as, a supplement; as, a supplemental law; a supplementary sheet or volume. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 supplementary — [[t]sʌ̱plɪme̱ntri, AM teri[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Supplementary things are added to something in order to improve it. ...the question of whether or not we need to take supplementary vitamins... Provide them with additional background or with… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 supplementary — adjective Date: 1667 1. added or serving as a supplement ; additional < supplementary reading > 2. being or relating to a supplement or a supplementary angle …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 supplementary — adj. supplementary to * * * supplementary to …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 supplementary — adjective 1) supplementary income Syn: additional, supplemental, extra, more, further; add on, subsidiary, auxiliary, ancillary 2) a supplementary index Syn: appended, attached, adde …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 supplementary — /sup leuh men teuh ree/, adj., n., pl. supplementaries. adj. 1. Also, supplemental. of the nature of or forming a supplement; additional. n. 2. a person or thing that is supplementary. [1660 70; SUPPLEMENT + ARY] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 14 supplementary — sup·ple·men·ta·ry .səp lə ment ə rē, men trē adj added or serving as a supplement <supplementary vitamins> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 15 supplementary — See supplementary, complementary …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 16 supplementary — adj. Supplementary is used with these nouns: ↑information, ↑material …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 supplementary — sup|ple|men|ta|ry [ˌsʌplıˈmentəri] adj provided in addition to what already exists = ↑additional ▪ supplementary information …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 supplementary — sup|ple|men|ta|ry [ ,sʌplə ment(ə)ri ] or sup|ple|men|tal [ ,sʌplə mentl ] adjective additional: supplementary income …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 supplementary — adjective completing or enhancing something. noun (plural supplementaries) a supplementary person or thing. ↘Brit. a question asked in parliament following the answer to a tabled one. Derivatives supplementarily adverb …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 supplementary — adjective provided in addition to what already exists: There is a supplementary water supply in case the main supply fails …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English