Excess and Surplus

Excess

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Excess adjective – Being over what is needed.
Usage example: any excess food from the party will be donated to a shelter for the homeless

Surplus is a synonym for excess in amount topic. In some cases you can use "Surplus" instead the word "Excess" as a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like rest, over-abundance, surfeit, spare. popular alternative
Nearby Words: excessive, excessively
Synonyms for Excess

Surplus

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Surplus adjective – Being over what is needed.
Usage example: surplus stock gets shipped to the warehouse and is eventually sold at auction

Excess is a synonym for surplus in amount topic. You can use "Excess" instead the word "Surplus" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as rest, over-abundance, extra, oversupply. popular alternative
Nearby Word: surplusage
Synonyms for Surplus

How words are described

massive massive excess massive surplus
big big excess big surplus

Things that words describes

energy excess energy surplus energy
power excess power surplus power
force excess force surplus force
people excess people surplus people
Other nouns: stock, parts, gear, resources, time, characters, food, population, bonus, items, junk, fuel, weapons, guns.
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