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 for supplement
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Supplement \Sup"ple*ment\, n. [F. suppl['e]ment, L.
     supplementum, fr. supplere to fill up. See Supply, v. t.]
     1. That which supplies a deficiency, or meets a want; a
        store; a supply. [Obs.] --Chapman.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. That which fills up, completes, or makes an addition to,
        something already organized, arranged, or set apart;
        specifically, a part added to, or issued as a continuation
        of, a book or paper, to make good its deficiencies or
        correct its errors.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Trig.) The number of degrees which, if added to a
        specified arc, make it 180[deg]; the quantity by which an
        arc or an angle falls short of 180 degrees, or an arc
        falls short of a semicircle.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: Appendix.
  
     Usage: Appendix, Supplement. An appendix is that which is
            appended to something, but is not essential to its
            completeness; a supplement is that which supplements,
            or serves to complete or make perfect, that to which
            it is added.
            [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Supplement \Sup"ple*ment\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Supplemented;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Supplementing.]
     To fill up or supply by addition; to add something to.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Causes of one kind must be supplemented by bringing to
           bear upon them a causation of another kind. --I.
                                                    Taylor.
     [1913 Webster] Supplemental

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  supplement
      n 1: textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at
           the end [syn: addendum, supplement, postscript]
      2: a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency) [syn:
         supplement, supplementation]
      3: a supplementary component that improves capability [syn:
         accessory, appurtenance, supplement, add-on]
      v 1: add as a supplement to what seems insufficient; "supplement
           your diet"
      2: serve as a supplement to; "Vitamins supplemented his meager
         diet"
      3: add to the very end; "He appended a glossary to his novel
         where he used an invented language" [syn: append, add on,
         supplement, affix]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  102 Moby Thesaurus words for "supplement":
     PS, Parthian shot, accession, accessory, accident, accidental,
     accompaniment, add to, addenda, addendum, additament, addition,
     additive, additory, additum, adjunct, adjuvant, afterthought,
     annex, annexation, appanage, appendage, appendant, appendix,
     appurtenance, appurtenant, attachment, augment, augmentation,
     auxiliary, back matter, chorus, coda, codicil, collateral,
     colophon, complement, conclusion, concomitant, consequence,
     contingency, contingent, continuance, continuation, corollary,
     double take, dying words, envoi, epilogue, extend, extension,
     extra, extrapolation, fixture, follow-through, follow-up, fortify,
     happenstance, incidental, increase, increment, inessential, insert,
     last words, mere chance, nonessential, not-self, offshoot, other,
     parting shot, pendant, peroration, postface, postfix, postlude,
     postscript, recruit, refrain, reinforce, reinforcement, rider,
     second thought, secondary, sequel, sequela, sequelae, sequelant,
     sequent, sequitur, side effect, side issue, strengthen, subscript,
     subsidiary, suffix, superaddition, supplementation, swan song, tag,
     tailpiece, undergirding, unessential
  
  

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