Suppletion



noun, Grammar.
1.
the use in inflection or derivation of an allomorph that is not related in form to the primary allomorph of a morpheme, as the use of better as the comparative of good.
noun
1.
the use of an unrelated word to complete the otherwise defective paradigm of a given word, as for example the use of went for the past tense of go

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  • Suppletive

    adjective, Grammar. 1. serving as an inflected form of a word with a totally different stem, as went, the suppletive past of go. 2. including one or more such forms: a suppletive paradigm. 3. characterized by the use of such forms: suppletive inflection.

  • Suppletorily

    adjective 1. supplying a deficiency. adjective 1. (archaic) remedying deficiencies; supplementary



  • Suppletory

    adjective 1. supplying a deficiency. adjective 1. (archaic) remedying deficiencies; supplementary

  • Supplex

    noun 1. trademark a type of synthetic fabric which is breathable, stretchable, and fast-drying, used esp for sportswear



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