Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun supplement

3 senses of supplement

Sense 1
addendum, supplement, postscript -- (textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end)
       => matter -- (written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane")

Sense 2
supplement, supplementation -- (a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency))
       => increase, increment -- (the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare")

Sense 3
accessory, appurtenance, supplement, add-on -- (a supplementary component that improves capability)
       => component, constituent, element -- (an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb supplement

3 senses of supplement

Sense 1
supplement -- (add as a supplement to what seems insufficient; "supplement your diet")
       => add -- (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table")

Sense 2
supplement -- (serve as a supplement to; "Vitamins supplemented his meager diet")
       => constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be -- (form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army")

Sense 3
append, add on, supplement, affix -- (add to the very end; "He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language")
       => attach -- (cause to be attached)

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