added; more; supplementary: additional information.

Origin of additional

First recorded in 1630–40; addition + -al1
Related formsad·di·tion·al·ly, adverbpre·ad·di·tion·al, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for additionally

also, and, plus

Examples from the Web for additionally

Contemporary Examples of additionally

Historical Examples of additionally

  • Something had made her keenly and additionally sensitive just now.

    Little Dorrit

    Charles Dickens

  • Additionally, in some neighbourly flat, a phonograph performed.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • As I could read several languages, I was additionally useful at times.


    Charles Godfrey Leland

  • At Dunkirk, he is additionally taught how to get rid of them.

  • She might have added, 'And I am additionally interested just now because my uncle has forbidden me to be.'

    A Laodicean

    Thomas Hardy

British Dictionary definitions for additionally



added or supplementary
Derived Formsadditionally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for additionally



1640s, from addition + -al (1). Related: Additionally.

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