supplement

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • verb to add to something in order to make it more complete

Aviation

  • noun an angle or arc that, when added to a given angle or arc, makes 180° or a semicircle

Food

  • noun a substance with a specific nutritional value taken to make up for a real or supposed deficiency in diet
  • noun a substance added to improve the nutritional content of a diet or foodstuff

Marketing

  • noun a special addition to a magazine or newspaper which is given free to customers

Medical

  • noun any extra nutrients that are taken to help a specific condition when someone is not getting all they need from their food
  • noun a pill or product regarded as helpful in improving health that can be bought without a prescription. Supplements are not tested in the same way as prescription drugs.
  • verb to add on or increase above what is taken usually

Publishing

  • noun material printed at the back of a book
  • noun an extra volume or section in a reference book, containing new material which is not in the main text
  • noun a special extra section of a newspaper, usually on a special subject

Travel

  • noun something which is in addition to something else, especially an additional charge
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