Supplement Definition

sŭplə-mənt
supplemented, supplementing, supplements
noun
supplements
Something added, esp. to make up for a lack or deficiency.
Webster's New World
A section added to a book or the like to give additional information, correct errors in the body of the work, etc.
Webster's New World
A separate section containing feature stories, comic strips, or the like, issued with a newspaper.
Webster's New World
The amount to be added to a given angle or arc to make 180° or a semicircle.
Webster's New World

(nutrition, bodybuilding): A vitamin, herbal extract, or chemical compound included with a diet to enhance muscular development.

Wiktionary
Antonyms:
basecore
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verb
supplemented, supplementing, supplements
To provide a supplement to; add to, esp. so as to make up for a lack or deficiency.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
subtract

Other Word Forms of Supplement

Noun

Singular:
supplement
Plural:
supplements

Origin of Supplement

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin supplēmentum from supplēre to complete supply

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin supplementum (“that which is added to supply a shortage"), from supplere (“to provide something").

    From Wiktionary

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