additional

adjective
ad·​di·​tion·​al | \ -ˈdish-nəl How to pronounce additional (audio) , -ˈdi-shə-nᵊl\

Definition of additional

: more than is usual or expected : added additional information

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Synonyms for additional

Synonyms

added, another, else, farther, fresh, further, more, other

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Examples of additional in a Sentence

Larger windows will require additional work, but the additional light they will provide may be worth the extra trouble. there turned out to be additional reasons for her unauthorized absence

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Meanwhile, additional research has shown that exposure to noise can spike blood pressure, heart rate, and the release of stress hormones. Meghan Rabbitt, Woman's Day, "How To Recapture Peace and Quiet In a Noisy World," 27 Mar. 2019 Connectivity: The All-new Kindle is Wi-Fi-only, while the Kindle Paperwhite offers a cellular option on its 32GB version for additional cost. Melissa Riofrio, PCWorld, "Amazon's All-new Kindle for $89.99 is priced for budget users," 20 Mar. 2019 To spice up your lunge routine and reap additional strengthening benefits, give these banded gliding lateral lunges a try. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "Strengthen Your Glutes and Thighs With This Lateral Lunge Variation From Celebrity Trainer Kira Stokes," 1 Mar. 2019 Guiding light to a solar cell This kind of two-photons-from-one process has some additional benefits. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, "Transparent solar cell turns edge on and generates its own light," 12 Dec. 2018 Read more details and see additional photos, over here. Megan Barber, Curbed, "The 5 best campers for people with kids," 30 Nov. 2018 Employers could also pair the accounts with workplace health plans, allowing workers to use the money for additional benefits such as dental care. Ricardo Alonso-zaldivar, The Seattle Times, "Trump administration unveils health options for small firms," 22 Oct. 2018 In additional photos from the event, Kiernan was photographed wearing a silver crop top dress. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Kiernan Shipka Wore Berry Red Lipstick," 8 Oct. 2018 But in the direct-to-consumer space there’s this additional pressure on a brand to keep inventory and keep up with demand. Lale Arikoglu, Condé Nast Traveler, "Innovators: How Indré Rockefeller, Co-Founder of Paravel, Made Luggage Romantic Again," 19 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of additional

1563, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for additional

addition + -al entry 1

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The first known use of additional was in 1563

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additional

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of additional

: more than is usual or expected

additional

adjective
ad·​di·​tion·​al | \ ə-ˈdi-shə-nᵊl How to pronounce additional (audio) \

Kids Definition of additional

: extra entry 1 We needed additional time to finish.

Other Words from additional

additionally \ -​ē \ adverb

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