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surplus

sur·plus

surplus

 
pronunciation:
suhr pluhs [or] suhr pls
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the quantity that exceeds what is needed or required; an extra amount.
a surplus of winter wheat
synonyms:
excess, glut, oversupply, superfluity, surfeit
antonyms:
deficiency, shortage
similar words:
overabundance
definition 2: the excess of revenue in a budget or business over a given period of time.
antonyms:
deficit, shortfall
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: in excess of what is necessary; extra.
synonyms:
excess, extra
antonyms:
insufficient
similar words:
excessive, leftover, odd, redundant, residual, spare, superfluous
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