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[soo-per-er-uh-geyt] /ˌsu pərˈɛr əˌgeɪt/
verb (used without object), supererogated, supererogating.
to do more than duty requires.
the performance of work in excess of that required
(RC Church) supererogatory prayers, devotions, etc
(intransitive) (obsolete) to do or perform more than is required


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