surplus adj : 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 room"; "supernumerary ornamentation"; "it was supererogatory of her to gloat"; "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"; "surplus cheese distributed to the needy" [syn: excess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary] n : a quantity much larger than is needed [syn: excess, surplusage, nimiety]
- That which remains when use or need is satisfied, or when a limit is reached; excess; overplus.
- Specifically, an amount in the public treasury at any time greater than is required for the ordinary purposes of the government.
- : The remainder of a fund appropriated for a particular purpose.
- : assets left after liabilities and debts, including capital stock have been deducted.
funds in public treasury greater than ordinary needs
- ttbc Italian: avanzo
- ttbc Spanish: superávit , sobra
- ttbc Ukrainian: (1) ли́шок (lýšok) , зайвина́ (zajviná) , ре́шта (réšta)
- Being or constituting a surplus; more than sufficient; as, surplus revenues; surplus population; surplus words.
Surplus may refer to:
- budget surplus, the opposite of a budget deficit
- in economics, economic surplus (including producer surplus and consumer surplus), and capital surplus
- an excess of production or supply over demand (see supply and demand)
- surplus product or surplus value in Marxian economics
- physical surplus in the economic theory of Piero Sraffa
- operating surplus in national accounts
- army or war surplus, materiel produced by the arms industry which is no longer needed
- agriculture surplus, a development stimulus according to cultural anthropology
- Surplus (film), a 2003 Swedish documentary film about consumerism
surplus in Spanish: Superávit
surplus in French: Surplus
surplus in Italian: Surplus
surplus in Portuguese: Superávit
surplus in Simple English: Surplus
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