SUPERNUMERARY MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Supernumerary Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Exceeding a necessary, usual, or required number or quality; superfluous; as, supernumerary addresses; supernumerary expense.
  2. (n.) A person or thing beyond what is necessary or usual; especially, a person employed not for regular service, but only to fill the place of another in case of need; specifically, in theaters, a person who is not a regular actor, but is employed to appear in a stage spectacle.
  3. (n.) A person or thing beyond the number stated.
  4. (a.) Exceeding the number stated or prescribed; as, a supernumerary officer in a regiment.


Synonyms:
Excess, Extra, Redundant, Spare, Supererogatory, Superfluous, Surplus,

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