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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Beyond what is ordinary or usual: extraordinary authority.
  • adj. Highly exceptional; remarkable: an extraordinary achievement.
  • adj. Employed or used for a special service, function, or occasion: a minister extraordinary; an extraordinary professor.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Not ordinary; exceptional; unusual;
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Beyond or out of the common order or method; not usual, customary, regular, or ordinary
  • adj. Exceeding the common degree, measure. or condition; hence, remarkable; uncommon; rare; wonderful.
  • adj. Employed or sent upon an unusual or special service.
  • n. That which is extraordinary; -- used especially in the plural.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Being beyond or out of the common order or rule; not of the usual, customary, or regular kind; not ordinary: as, extraordinary evils require extraordinary remedies.
  • Not pertaining to a regular system or sequence; exceptional; special: as, an extraordinary courier or messenger; an ambassador extraordinary; the extraordinary jurisdiction of a court; a gazette extraordinary.
  • In universities, relating to studies outside of the regular curriculum, or to lectures not recognized by the university as of the first rank of importance.
  • Exceeding the common degree or measure; hence, remarkable; uncommon; rare; wonderful: as, the extraordinary genius of Shakspere; an edifice of extraordinary grandeur.
  • Synonyms Unusual, singular, extra, unwonted, signal, egregious, marvelous, prodigious, strange, preposterous.
  • n. Anything uncommon or unusual; a thing exceeding the usual order, practice, or method.
  • n. An express messenger or courier.
  • n. Extra expense or indulgence.
  • n. In the British service, an allowance to troops beyond the gross pay, such as the expenses for barracks, encampments, etc.
  • Remarkably; exceptionally; extraordinarily.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. far more than usual or expected
  • adj. beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable
  • adj. (of an official) serving an unusual or special function in addition to those of the regular officials
  • Equivalent
    immoderate    rattling    one    pyrotechnic    marvellous    bonzer    awful    wondrous    surpassing    remarkable   
    common    usual    ordinary    regular    normal    everyday   
    Words with the same meaning
    uncommon    rare    wonderful    unusual    singular    remarkable    exemplary    portentous    phenomenal    prodigious   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Ordinary    ordinary   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    unusual    wonderful    incredible    considerable    rare