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remainder

noun

1 remainder

Something left after other parts have been taken away:
— There was no remainder.

synonyms: balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest.

Roget 780: property, possession, suum cuique [Lat.], meum et tuum [Lat.].    ownership, proprietorship, lordship; seignority; empire etc. (dominion) 737.    interest, stake, ... show more

Roget 40: remainder, residue; remains, remanent, remnant, rest, relic; leavings, heeltap, odds and ends, cheesepairings, candle ends, orts; residuum; ... show more

Roget 117: posteriority; succession, sequence; following etc. 281; subsequence, supervention; futurity etc. 121; successor; sequel ... show more

Roget 641: redundancy, redundance; too much, too many; superabundance, superfluity, superfluence, saturation; nimiety, transcendency, exuberance, profuseness; profusion ... show more

Dutch: residu
Polish: reszta



2 remainder

The part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor.

Dutch: restant

3 remainder

The number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend.

synonym: difference.

Dutch: verschil
Polish: różnica

4 remainder

A piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold.

synonyms: end, oddment, remnant.

verb

1 remainder

Sell cheaply as remainders.


Moby thesaurus: adjunct, afterlife, balance, bonus, component, contingent, copyhold, credit, cross section, deficit, detachment, detail, difference, discrepancy, dividend, division, dole, epact, equitable estate, estate at sufferance ... show more.

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