Part of speech: adjective

More than usual; additional.

Part of speech: noun

Something beyond what is usual or required.

Part of speech:

Outside; beyond; besides; as, extraordinary.

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Usage examples "extra":

  1. How he must have hurried to reach his tree when the acorn was extra large! - "The Woodpeckers", Fannie Hardy Eckstorm.
  2. He put up the extra $ 500. I said to him, " You know you must turn over the baby card the first time, or you lose." - "Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi", George H. Devol.
  3. The extra value which comes from the money functions rests chiefly in its superior saleability. - "The Value of Money", Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr..