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Verb: supplement  sú-plu-munt
  1. Add as a supplement to what seems insufficient
    "supplement your diet"
     
  2. Serve as a supplement to
    "Vitamins supplemented his meagre diet"
     
  3. Add to the very end
    "He supplemented a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language";
    - append, add on, affix
Noun: supplement  sú-plu-munt
  1. Textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
    - addendum, postscript
     
  2. A quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
    - supplementation
     
  3. A supplementary component that improves capability
    - accessory, appurtenance, add-on, bolt-on
     
  4. (geometry) an angle that, when added to a given angle, makes 180 degrees

Derived forms: supplemented, supplements, supplementing

Type of: add, attach, be, component, comprise, constituent, constitute, element, increase, increment, make up, matter, represent

Part of: back matter, end matter

Encyclopedia: Supplement