Definition for extra

adverb as in particularly

noun as in accessory

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Example Sentences

To avoid unnecessary cleaning or extra touch points, Riggs has cleared the room of some hotel frills.

When someone offers you an extra fresh mask they brought, even if you already have one.

A quick, extra hot sear plus a low and slow roast in the oven produces a luxurious steak.

Subscribers can pay more for additional service, but some cannot afford the extra costs of better connectivity and the benefits it provides, such as the ability to stream video conversations through Zoom and other tools.

February is National Bird-Feeding Month, usually a time for celebrating feathered creatures and providing extra food and water to get them through the winter.

But one extra trick would instantly solve the problem of crashes that occur over water.

Extra security was also set up along the lines to monitor other signs of potential sabotage.

Extra dry, for example, is actually sweeter than brut, which is drier than demi-sec, which is somewhat sweet.

The constitutional problem with this ruling, experts say, is that it places an extra burden on women for being pregnant.

Bershin, who worked with the Ukrainian police before rebels took control of Donetsk, says officers have to be extra vigilant.

Of course, newly acquired Ferns will pay for extra attention in the way of watering until they have secured a proper roothold.

Harry was Aunty Rosa's one child, and Punch was the extra boy about the house.

In the evening the little theatre is illuminated regardless of expense, a fabulous sum being expended on extra lamps.

Near noon I found a place where they'd cached two extra horses in the brush on Sage Creek.

An extra 50,000 men to feed war-trained units already in the field is another, and very different, and very much better thing.


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On this page you'll find 160 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to extra, such as: added, additional, ancillary, auxiliary, extraneous, and extraordinary.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.