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English noun: remainder

1. remainder something left after other parts have been taken away


SamplesThere was no remainder.
He threw away the rest.
He took what he wanted and I got the balance.


Synonymsbalance, residual, residue, residuum, rest


Broader (hypernym)component, component part, constituent, part, portion


Narrower (hyponym)leftover, remnant

2. remainder (quantity) the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor


Broader (hypernym)number

3. remainder (quantity) the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend


Synonymsdifference


Broader (hypernym)number


Narrower (hyponym)balance

4. remainder (artifact) a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold


Synonymsend, oddment, remnant


Broader (hypernym)piece of cloth, piece of material


Narrower (hyponym)fag end


English verb: remainder

1. remainder (possession) sell cheaply as remainders


SamplesThe publisher remaindered the books.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)sell


Domain categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilism









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