Supplemental vs. Supplementary

Supplemental vs. Supplementary — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Supplemental and Supplementary

Supplementaladjective

Acting to supplement.

Supplementaryadjective

Additional; added to supply what is wanted.

Supplementaladjective

Appending.

Supplementarynoun

Something additional; an extra.

Supplementaladjective

Lacking a regular schedule (as in a supplemental airline).

Supplementaryadjective

added to complete or make up a deficiency;

produced supplementary volumesadditional reading
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Supplementalnoun

Something that supplements or adds to.

Supplementaryadjective

functioning in a subsidiary or supporting capacity;

the main library and its auxiliary branches

Supplementalnoun

A requisition or article of legislation that provides additional funding for a program.

Supplementaladjective

functioning in a subsidiary or supporting capacity;

the main library and its auxiliary branches

Supplementaladjective

added to complete or make up a deficiency;

produced supplementary volumesadditional reading