supplemental

adjective sup·ple·men·tal \ ˌsə-plə-ˈmen-tᵊl \

Definition of supplemental

1 :serving to supplement
2 :nonscheduled
  • a supplemental airline

supplemental

noun

Examples of supplemental in a Sentence

  1. She receives a supplemental income every month from the government.

  2. the new program will provide supplemental health insurance to thousands of workers

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First Known Use of supplemental

1605


SUPPLEMENTAL Defined for English Language Learners

supplemental

adjective

Definition of supplemental for English Language Learners

  • : added to something else to make it complete


Medical Dictionary

supplemental

adjective sup·ple·men·tal \ ˌsəp-lə-ˈment-ᵊl \

medical Definition of supplemental

:serving to supplement :supplementary

Law Dictionary

supplemental

adjective sup·ple·men·tal \ ˌsə-plə-ˈment-ᵊl \

legal Definition of supplemental

:serving to complete or make an addition
  • supplemental appropriations
; specifically :of, relating to, or being a supplemental pleading

supplemental

noun


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