redundant

[Re*dun┬Ědant]

The word redundant applies to things that are unnecessary or could be left out. Calling a blank sheet of paper empty is redundant.

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Exceeding what is natural or necessary; superabundant; exuberant; as, a redundant quantity of bile or food.

Adjective S.
repetition of same sense in different words; "`a true fact'' and `a free gift'' are pleonastic expressions"; "the phrase `a beginner who has just started'' is tautological"; "at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

Adjective S.
use of more words than required to express an idea; "a wordy gossipy account of a simple incident"; "a redundant text crammed with amplifications of the obvious"

Adjective S.
more than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare


a.
Exceeding what is natural or necessary; superabundant; exuberant; as, a redundant quantity of bile or food.

a.
Using more worrds or images than are necessary or useful; pleonastic.


Redundant

Re*dun"dant (-dant), a. [L. redundans, -antis, p. pr. of redundare: cf. F. redondant. See Redound.] 1. Exceeding what is natural or necessary; superabundant; exuberant; as, a redundant quantity of bile or food.
Notwithstanding the redundant oil in fishes, they do not increase fat so much as flesh.
2. Using more worrds or images than are necessary or useful; pleonastic.
Where an suthor is redundant, mark those paragraphs to be retrenched.
Syn. -- Superfluous; superabundant; excessive; exuberant; overflowing; plentiful; copious.

Exceeding what is natural or necessary; superabundant; exuberant; as, a redundant quantity of bile or food.

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