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Synonyms for surplus

Synonyms for surplus

being more than is needed, desired, or appropriate

an amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate

Synonyms for surplus

a quantity much larger than is needed

more than is needed, desired, or required

References in classic literature ?
You would escape the problem of the surplus by not producing any surplus.
When every country stands with an unconsumed and unsalable surplus on its hands, the capitalist system will break down under the terrific structure of profits that it itself has reared.
We cannot forbear giving the following remarkable page from the history of the times, to show how the need for reinvestment of the Standard Oil surplus crushed out small capitalists and hastened the breakdown of the capitalist system.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) yesterday reported that the end-2013 current account surplus went up by 35.
The nation posted a current account surplus for the 18th straight month in July on export growth, the central bank said Thursday, providing buffers against potential capital outflows.
The New Jersey Insurance Department gained authority to do so through the Reinsurance and Surplus Lines Stimulus Act, which was signed into law by Gov.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 8, 2011--Denmark reports all-time high current account surplus in 2010(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-February 8, 2011--Denmark reports all-time high current account surplus in 2010(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Indonesia recorded a balance of payments surplus of US$ 11.
Summary: BEIRUT: Central Bank figures show that Lebanon's balance of payments posted a surplus of $1.
Despite the dismal nationwide economic trends, Florida's surplus lines insurance market still managed to show some signs of strength this year.
The decision appears to require surplus lines insurers to file their policy forms with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation for the OIR's approval.
The current account surplus -- the broadest gauge of trade in goods and services -- widened as the income account surplus more than offset a shrinkage in the trade surplus, the ministry said in a preliminary report.
BEIJING -- China said Wednesday that its politically sensitive trade surplus hit a record high in October as exports soared and import growth fell amid government efforts to rein in an investment boom.
Typically, 10 percent of a corporation's assets are idle and/or surplus.