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See definition of supernumeraries on Dictionary.com
  • as inbit player
  • as inextra

synonyms for supernumeraries

  • extra
  • mute
  • spear-carrier
  • supernumerary
  • supporting actor
  • supporting actress
  • supporting player
  • bonus
  • supernumerary
  • extension
  • addition
  • complement
  • affix
  • adjunct
  • supplement
  • attachment
  • appendage
  • addendum
  • appurtenance
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antonyms for supernumeraries

MOST RELEVANT
  • lead
  • basic
  • necessity
  • fundamental
  • essential
  • subtraction
  • lessening
  • reduction
  • decrease
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How to use supernumeraries in a sentence

Jakin and Lew were attached to the Band as supernumeraries, though they would much have preferred being Company buglers.
SOLDIER STORIESRUDYARD KIPLING
Ten marines, of different denominations, were also sent as supernumeraries on board the Sirius.
THE VOYAGE OF GOVERNOR PHILLIP TO BOTANY BAYARTHUR PHILLIP
Now the supernumeraries entered the ring, with a wagon, to remove the dead bull and horses and other débris.
BARNEY BLAKE, THE BOY PRIVATEERHERRICK JOHNSTONE
Colonial supernumeraries can only be compared with those at country theatres at home.
TOWN LIFE IN AUSTRALIAR. E. N. (RICHARD) TWOPENY
The people who belong to the apartments are like the supernumeraries on a stage, they are employed in walking over them.
THE HISTORY OF THE LAST TRIAL BY JURY FOR ATHEISM IN ENGLANDGEORGE JACOB HOLYOAKE
In one case, when past eighty, a new set of teeth (not odd “supernumeraries”) appeared all round!
THE HEALTHY LIFE, VOL. V, NOS. 24-28VARIOUS
That might be true if the poor were a set of lazy supernumeraries living on the industrious.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
He was only one of thousands of supernumeraries who could well have been dispensed with, in that trying war.
COMPANY GA. R. (ALBERT ROWE) BARLOW
From the extreme right came rushing a crowd of supernumeraries of all grades.
COMPANY GA. R. (ALBERT ROWE) BARLOW
So far I had only done business with the supernumeraries, and none of the people at the top had ever even heard of me.
BIDWELL'S TRAVELS, FROM WALL STREET TO LONDON PRISONAUSTIN BIRON BIDWELL
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