Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An amount in excess of need; a surplus.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Surplus; that which remains after a supply or beyond a quantity proposed; excess.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun That which remains after a supply, or beyond a quantity proposed; surplus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun That which remains beyond what is necessary or required; a surplus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun extreme excess

Etymologies

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From over- + Anglo-Norman plus, Middle French plus.

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