Updated: 5 days ago
Pronunciation: [ sur-fit ]
Definition: noun; verb
1 : excess; an excessive amount
2 : to supply with anything to excess or satiety; satiate
Origin: 1250; Latin
Etymology: from Old French, based on Latin super- ‘above, in excess’ + facere ‘do’
Example: This restaurant over-ordered vegetables for the week and their supply was surfeit.