What does extra mean?

Definitions for extra
ˈɛk strəex·tra

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supernumerary, spear carrier, extranoun

    a minor actor in crowd scenes

  2. extranoun

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

  3. extra, duplicateadjective

    something additional of the same kind

    "he always carried extras in case of an emergency"

  4. excess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplusadjective

    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"

  5. extra, specialadjective

    added to a regular schedule

    "a special holiday flight"; "put on special buses for the big game"

  6. extra, additionaladverb

    further or added

    "called for additional troops"; "need extra help"; "an extra pair of shoes"

  7. extraadverb

    unusually or exceptionally

    "an extra fast car"

Wiktionary

  1. extranoun

    A run scored without the ball having hit the striker's bat - a wide, bye, leg bye or no ball; in Australia referred to as a sundry

  2. extranoun

    an extra edition of a newspaper, which is printed outside of the normal printing cycle

    extra, extra, read all about it!

  3. extranoun

    A supernumerary or walk-on in a film or play

  4. extraadverb

    To an extraordinary degree.

    That day he ran to school extra fast.

  5. extraadjective

    Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; extraneous; additional; supernumerary.

  6. extraadjective

    Extraordinarily good; superior; as extra work, extra pay.

  7. Etymology: Abbreviation of extraordinary. See also extra-

Wikipedia

  1. extra

    EXTRA ("Extended Range Artillery") is an artillery rocket system developed and manufactured by Israel Military Industries (IMI) and used by Israel Defense Forces, Azerbaijan and Vietnam since 2013. It has a maximum range of 150km with a 120kg unitary warhead and accuracy of 10m CEP.The EXTRA missiles can be launched by IMI's LYNX (MRL) launcher, as well as from a variety of other available launchers.The ship launched version is called TRIGON.IMI developed an air launched version of the missile, originally called MARS. The air-launched version has been renamed Rampage; it was scheduled to enter series production in 2019.

ChatGPT

  1. extra

    Extra is an adjective used to describe something that is added or in excess to what is usual, necessary, or expected. It can also refer to something that is supplementary or additional, beyond the norm or standard. Furthermore, in informal contexts, it can refer to behavior that is over the top, excessive, or dramatic. As a noun, an "extra" can refer to a minor role in a film or play, or something added at an additional cost.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Extraadjective

    beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; additional; supernumerary; also, extraordinarily good; superior; as, extra work; extra pay

  2. Extranoun

    something in addition to what is due, expected, or customary; something in addition to the regular charge or compensation, or for which an additional charge is made; as, at European hotels lights are extras

Wikidata

  1. Extra

    A background actor or extra is a performer in a film, television show, stage, musical, opera or ballet production, who appears in a nonspeaking, nonsinging or nondancing capacity, usually in the background. War films and epic films often employ background actors in large numbers: some films have featured hundreds or even thousands of paid background actors as cast members. Likewise, grand opera can involve many background actors appearing in spectacular productions. On a film or TV set, background actors are usually referred to as "background talent", "background performers", "background artists", "background cast members" or simply "background" while the term "extra" is rarely used. In a stage production, background actors are commonly referred to as "supernumeraries". In opera and ballet, they are called either "extras" or "supers".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Extra

    eks′tra, adj. beyond or more than the usual or the necessary: extraordinary: additional.—adv. unusually.—n. what is extra or additional, as an item above and beyond the ordinary school curriculum: something over and above the usual course or charge in a bill, &c.: a special edition of a newspaper containing later news, &c.—adjs. Ex′tra-condensed′ (print.), extremely narrow in proportion to the height; Ex′tra-con′stellary, outside of the constellations; Extradō′tal, not forming part of the dowry; Ex′tra-foliā′ceous (bot.), situated outside of or away from the leaves; Ex′tra-forā′neous, outdoor; Ex′tra-judi′cial, out of the proper court, or beyond the usual course of legal proceeding.—adv. Ex′tra-judi′cially.—adjs. Ex′tra-lim′ital, not found within a given faunal area: lying outside a prescribed area—also Extralim′itary; Ex′tra-mun′dane, beyond the material world; Ex′tra-mū′ral, without or beyond the walls; Ex′tra-offi′cial, not being within official rights, &c.; Ex′tra-parō′chial, beyond the limits of a parish; Ex′tra-phys′ical, not subject to physical laws; Ex′tra-profes′sional, outside the usual limits of professional duty; Extr′a-pro′vincial, outside the limits of a particular province; Ex′tra-reg′ular, unlimited by rules; Ex′tra-sō′lar, beyond the solar system; Ex′tra-trop′ical, situated outside the tropics; Ex′tra-ū′terine, situated outside the uterus; Extravas′cular, situated outside of the vascular system. [Perh. a contraction for extraordinary.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Extra

    Addition for something, something more than needed


    Submitted by rinat on September 16, 2019  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'extra' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1212

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    Rank popularity for the word 'extra' in Written Corpus Frequency: #703

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'extra' in Adjectives Frequency: #137

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  1. retax

  2. taxer

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of extra in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of extra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of extra in a Sentence

  1. Jasper Lawler:

    It takes a brave soul and deep pockets to buy these mining stocks when they're this heavily down, i don't see them rebounding massively in the general context of things unless there's some sort of extra explanation by the People's Bank of China or some move by some other central bank to combat this devaluation.

  2. Steve Daniels:

    [Larry] has such a legacy here that he can knock on the doors of our congressional delegation and get a meeting with them, he’s that extra push this cause needs to really reach the next level in funding and research, and, ideally, to find a cure.

  3. Rachael Denhollander:

    I did not. I didn't want to draw any extra attention to it. I thought it was shameful enough.

  4. Luke Cooper:

    We talked to some investors who we felt were going to take us down a path of extra diligence and unnecessary labor.

  5. Matthew Downham:

    Given that the prevalence of globally circulating flu is incredibly low right now, the WHO may not have the thousands of influenza positive samples it usually relies on to make strain selection decisions, the WHO may have to marginally postpone its strain selection recommendation to March for one or more strains. This, in turn, may pose extra challenges to manufacturers.

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