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NOUN (3)

1. textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end;
[syn: addendum, supplement, postscript]

2. a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency);
[syn: supplement, supplementation]

3. a supplementary component that improves capability;
[syn: accessory, appurtenance, supplement, add-on]


VERB (3)

1. add as a supplement to what seems insufficient;
- Example: "supplement your diet"

2. serve as a supplement to;
- Example: "Vitamins supplemented his meager diet"

3. add to the very end;
- Example: "He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language"
[syn: append, add on, supplement, affix]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Supplement \Sup"ple*ment\, n. [F. suppl['e]ment, L. supplementum, fr. supplere to fill up. See Supply, v. t.] 1. That which supplies a deficiency, or meets a want; a store; a supply. [Obs.] --Chapman. [1913 Webster] 2. That which fills up, completes, or makes an addition to, something already organized, arranged, or set apart; specifically, a part added to, or issued as a continuation of, a book or paper, to make good its deficiencies or correct its errors. [1913 Webster] 3. (Trig.) The number of degrees which, if added to a specified arc, make it 180[deg]; the quantity by which an arc or an angle falls short of 180 degrees, or an arc falls short of a semicircle. [1913 Webster] Syn: Appendix. Usage: Appendix, Supplement. An appendix is that which is appended to something, but is not essential to its completeness; a supplement is that which supplements, or serves to complete or make perfect, that to which it is added. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Supplement \Sup"ple*ment\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Supplemented; p. pr. & vb. n. Supplementing.] To fill up or supply by addition; to add something to. [1913 Webster] Causes of one kind must be supplemented by bringing to bear upon them a causation of another kind. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] Supplemental
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

supplement n 1: textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end [syn: addendum, supplement, postscript] 2: a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency) [syn: supplement, supplementation] 3: a supplementary component that improves capability [syn: accessory, appurtenance, supplement, add-on] v 1: add as a supplement to what seems insufficient; "supplement your diet" 2: serve as a supplement to; "Vitamins supplemented his meager diet" 3: add to the very end; "He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language" [syn: append, add on, supplement, affix]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

102 Moby Thesaurus words for "supplement": PS, Parthian shot, accession, accessory, accident, accidental, accompaniment, add to, addenda, addendum, additament, addition, additive, additory, additum, adjunct, adjuvant, afterthought, annex, annexation, appanage, appendage, appendant, appendix, appurtenance, appurtenant, attachment, augment, augmentation, auxiliary, back matter, chorus, coda, codicil, collateral, colophon, complement, conclusion, concomitant, consequence, contingency, contingent, continuance, continuation, corollary, double take, dying words, envoi, epilogue, extend, extension, extra, extrapolation, fixture, follow-through, follow-up, fortify, happenstance, incidental, increase, increment, inessential, insert, last words, mere chance, nonessential, not-self, offshoot, other, parting shot, pendant, peroration, postface, postfix, postlude, postscript, recruit, refrain, reinforce, reinforcement, rider, second thought, secondary, sequel, sequela, sequelae, sequelant, sequent, sequitur, side effect, side issue, strengthen, subscript, subsidiary, suffix, superaddition, supplementation, swan song, tag, tailpiece, undergirding, unessential