4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Extra- \Ex"tra-\ [L., fr. exter. See {Exterior}.] A Latin preposition, denoting beyond, outside of; -- often used in composition as a prefix signifying outside of, beyond, besides, or in addition to what is denoted by the word to which it is prefixed.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Extra \Ex"tra\, adjective Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; additional; supernumerary; also, extraordinarily good; superior; as, extra work; extra pay. "By working extra hours." --H. Spencer.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Extra \Ex"tra\, noun; pl. {Extras}.

1. Something in addition to what is due, expected, or customary; esp., an added charge or fee, or something for which an additional charge is made; as, at some hotels air conditioning is an extra. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. An edition of a newspaper issued at a time other than the regular one. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. (Cricket) A run, as from a bye, credited to the general score but not made from a hit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

4. Something of an extra quality or grade. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: unusually or exceptionally; "an extra fast car"


1: more than is needed, desired, or required; "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" [syn: {excess}, {extra}, {redundant}, {spare}, {supererogatory}, {superfluous}, {supernumerary}, {surplus}]

2: added to a regular schedule; "a special holiday flight"; "put on special buses for the big game" [syn: {extra}, {special}]

3: further or added; "called for additional troops"; "need extra help"; "an extra pair of shoes" [syn: {extra}, {additional}]


1: a minor actor in crowd scenes [syn: {supernumerary}, {spear carrier}, {extra}]

2: an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)

3: something additional of the same kind; "he always carried extras in case of an emergency" [syn: {extra}, {duplicate}]

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)


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