Difference between Additional and Extra

What is the difference between Additional and Extra?

Additional as an adjective is supplemental or added to. while Extra as an adjective is beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; additional; supernumerary.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Supplemental or added to.

Example sentence: A successful society is characterized by a rising living standard for its population, increasing investment in factories and basic infrastructure, and the generation of additional surplus, which is invested in generating new discoveries in science and technology.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: A run scored without the ball having hit the striker's bat - a wide, bye, leg bye or no ball; in Australia referred to as a sundryan extra edition of a newspaper, which is printed outside of the normal printing cycle

Part of speech: adverb

Definition: To an extraordinary degree.

Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; additional; supernumerary.Extraordinarily good; superior; as extra work, extra pay.

Example sentence: If you're mentally ready, you're willing to go the extra mile.

We hope you now know whether to use Additional or Extra in your sentence.

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