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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sup·ple·ment /ˈsʌpləˌmɛnt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sup·ple·ment /ˈsəpləˌmɛnt/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sup·ple·ment v. t. [imp. & p. p. Supplemented; p. pr. & vb. n. Supplementing.] To fill up or supply by addition; to add something to.
    Causes of one kind must be supplemented by bringing to bear upon them a causation of another kind.   --I. Taylor.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sup·ple·ment n.
 1. That which supplies a deficiency, or meets a want; a store; a supply. [Obs.]
 2. That which fills up, completes, or makes an addition to, something already organized, arranged, or set apart; specifically, a part added to, or issued as a continuation of, a book or paper, to make good its deficiencies or correct its errors.
 3. Trig. The number of degrees which, if added to a specified arc, make it 180°; the quantity by which an arc or an angle falls short of 180 degrees, or an arc falls short of a semicircle.
 Syn: -- Appendix.
 Usage: Appendix, Supplement. An appendix is that which is appended to something, but is not essential to its completeness; a supplement is that which supplements, or serves to complete or make perfect, that to which it is added.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at
           the end [syn: addendum, postscript]
      2: a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency) [syn: supplementation]
      3: a supplementary component that improves capability [syn: accessory,
          appurtenance, add-on]
      v 1: add as a supplement to what seems insufficient; "supplement
           your diet"
      2: serve as a supplement to; "Vitamins supplemented his meager
      3: add to the very end; "He appended a glossary to his novel
         where he used an invented language" [syn: append, add
         on, affix]