- supplementary sup‧ple‧men‧ta‧ry [ˌsʌplˈmentri◂] adjectiveprovided in addition to what is already there:
• If a purchaser wishes to obtain supplementary information, they should contact one of our representatives.
• For most retired people, even those with supplementary pensions, state welfare is a financial lifeline.
• Supplementary financing will provide about 8 percent of funds.
* * *supplementary UK US /ˌsʌplɪˈmentəri/ adjective (US also supplemental)► that is provided, needed, or asked for in addition to something else: »
Also included will be supplementary liability insurance, often up to $1 million, as protection against claims from any third parties.»
A supplementary budget may be needed to cover the cost of repairs.»
He is quoted as saying he would not contribute to what he called an unfair supplementary business tax.»
We will issue a brief supplemental report when these steps are completed.
Financial and business terms. 2012.