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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


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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