Supplementary vs Explanatory - What's the difference?

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Supplementary is a related term of explanatory.


As adjectives the difference between supplementary and explanatory

is that supplementary is additional; added to supply what is wanted while explanatory is intended to serve as an explanation.

supplementary

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Additional; added to supply what is wanted.
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    explanatory

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Intended to serve as an explanation.
  • Below the diagram is an explanatory text.
  • (of a person) Disposed to explain.