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synonyms for redundant

  • superfluous
  • unnecessary
  • bombastic
  • de trop
  • diffuse
  • extra
  • extravagant
  • inessential
  • inordinate
  • long-winded
  • loquacious
  • oratorical
  • padded
  • palaverous
  • periphrastic
  • pleonastic
  • prolix
  • reiterating
  • spare
  • supererogatory
  • supernumerary
  • surplus
  • tautological
  • unwanted
  • verbose
  • wordy
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antonyms for redundant

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  • necessary
  • needed
  • concise
  • essential
  • single
  • singular
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How to use redundant in a sentence

This makes the two hemispheres largely redundant — they carry the same information about the lines — so we can forget the southern one.
A MATHEMATICIAN’S UNANTICIPATED JOURNEY THROUGH THE PHYSICAL WORLDKEVIN HARTNETTDECEMBER 16, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
It’s all set against the challenge of the search for a business model, people being asked to do more work, others being made redundant.
‘IT’S A SILENT EPIDEMIC’: MENTAL HEALTH IN NEWSROOMS NEEDS MORE ATTENTIONJESSICA DAVIESDECEMBER 7, 2020DIGIDAY
Some models are multi-cookers, which will allow them to replace otherwise redundant devices in your cabinet and on your countertop, thereby saving space just by being there.
BEST AIR FRYER: FIVE THINGS TO CONSIDERPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMDECEMBER 4, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
It is healthy to maintain redundant databases, collected by active communities, so that data can be challenged in order to keep the civic space open and global.
THE APPS KEEPING RIO’S RESIDENTS SAFE FROM STRAY BULLETSNIALL FIRTHNOVEMBER 26, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The resulting surface is a highly redundant representation of the dodecahedron, with 10 copies of each pentagon.
MATHEMATICIANS REPORT NEW DISCOVERY ABOUT THE DODECAHEDRONERICA KLARREICHAUGUST 31, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Synergy’s system of tracking iso plays and post-ups doesn’t extend back to the “Roundball Rock” days, but the two held so fast to archetypes that the numbers would be almost redundant.
LEBRON AND AD DOMINATE LIKE KOBE AND SHAQ. BUT CAN THEY WIN LIKE THE CLASSIC LAKERS?ROBERT O'CONNELLAUGUST 24, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Some gig economy workers, for whom the concept of a physical office was redundant, to begin with, were better acclimated to this change.
DELHI IS AMONG THE 30 MOST FREELANCE-FRIENDLY CITIES IN THE WORLDMANAVI KAPURJULY 21, 2020QUARTZ
Within were the park and the deer, and the mansion rearing its brilliant columns amidst the redundant groves of a Spanish autumn.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
On p. 21 The redundant double quotation mark after "grandure" has been deleted.
TWO BURLESQUES OF LORD CHESTERFIELD'S LETTERS.ANONYMOUS
For a time there was enthusiastic cutting of septal spurs and burning of redundant mucosa and cauterizing of sensitive areas.
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WORDS RELATED TO REDUNDANT

  • circumlocutory
  • copious
  • diffusive
  • digressive
  • discursive
  • dull
  • exuberant
  • lavish
  • lengthy
  • long
  • long-winded
  • loose
  • meandering
  • palaverous
  • profuse
  • prolix
  • rambling
  • random
  • redundant
  • vague
  • verbose
  • waffling
  • windy
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