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Another word for remainder

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Noun
  1. What remains after a part has been used or subtracted

      1. The condition of being settled or resolved:
      2. The repose of death:
      3. A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
      1. That which is left over after part is taken away; remainder; rest
      2. (Chem.) The matter remaining at the end of a process, as after evaporation, combustion, or filtration; residual product
      3. Matter remaining after completion of an abstractive chemical or physical process, such as evaporation, combustion, distillation, or filtration; residuum.
      1. A small surviving group of people.
      2. A small remaining part, quantity, or number of persons or things
      3. A piece of fabric remaining after the rest has been used or sold.
      1. Writings left unpublished by an author at the time of death
      2. All that is left after other parts have been taken away, used up, or destroyed.
      3. A corpse; specif., the parts or fragments of a dead body remaining after decomposition
      1. Food remaining from a previous meal.
      2. Food left over from one meal and, often, eaten at a later meal
      3. Something left behind; an excess or remainder.
      1. A worthless surfeit of material, as leftovers from a meal or scrap lumber.
      2. Things left over; leftovers, remnants, refuse, etc.
      3. Scraps or remains; residue:
      1. A state of equilibrium or equipoise; equality in amount, weight, value, or importance, as between two things or the parts of a thing
      2. A weighing device, especially one consisting of a rigid beam horizontally suspended by a low-friction support at its center, with identical weighing pans hung at either end, one of which holds an unknown weight while the effective weight in the other is increased by known amounts until the beam is level and motionless.
      3. The power or means to decide:
    See also:

    leftover

Another word for remainder

Noun
      1. The saving or rescue of any goods, property, etc. from destruction, damage, or waste
      2. Any material, goods, etc. thus saved and sold or put to use
      3. Award given to those who aid in such a rescue when under no obligation to do so, especially in the form of a portion of the cargo.
      1. (Accounting) A sum transferred to a new column, page, or book relating to the same account.
      2. Something transferred or extended from an earlier time or another place:
      1. (Grammar) A sentence fragment.
      2. An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit:
      3. The part that exists of a literary or other work left unfinished
      1. Crisp pieces of rendered animal fat; cracklings.
      2. Discarded metal in the form of machinery, auto parts, etc. suitable only for reprocessing
      3. Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
      1. A surplus of inventory or capacity or of cash that is greater than the amount in the record of an account.
      2. A state of being more than one ought to be.
      3. An amount, as of money or goods, that is actually on hand and exceeds the listed amount in records or books.
      1. An amount left over; surplus
      2. Too great an amount; excess
      3. An amount in excess of need; a surplus.
      1. An amount or quantity beyond what is normal or sufficient; a surplus:
      2. Action or conduct that goes beyond the usual, reasonable, or lawful limit
      3. The amount or degree by which one quantity exceeds another:
      1. Things left over; leftovers, remnants, refuse, etc.
      2. A worthless surfeit of material, as leftovers from a meal or scrap lumber.
      3. Scraps or remains; residue:
      1. Excess of a corporation's net assets over the face value of its capital stock.
      2. The excess of the assets of a business over its liabilities for a given period
      3. A quantity or amount over and above what is needed or used; something left over; excess
      1. (Figuratively, the dregs) The worst and lowest part of something.
      2. The particles of solid matter that settle at the bottom in a liquid; lees
      3. A small amount remaining; residue
      1. (Biology) A rudimentary or degenerate, usually nonfunctioning, structure that is the remnant of an organ or part that was fully developed or functioning in a preceding generation or an earlier stage of development.
      2. A visible trace, evidence, or sign of something that once existed but exists or appears no more:
      3. A trace, mark, or sign of something that once existed but has passed away or disappeared
      1. Something that has survived the passage of time, especially an object or custom whose original culture has disappeared:
      2. An object of religious veneration, especially a piece of the body or a personal item of a saint.
      3. A corpse; remains.
      1. Writings left unpublished by an author at the time of death
      2. All that is left after other parts have been taken away, used up, or destroyed.
      3. A corpse; specif., the parts or fragments of a dead body remaining after decomposition
      1. The repose of death:
      2. The condition of being settled or resolved:
      3. A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
      1. Plural form of leftover
      2. Food remaining after a meal; excess food eaten later.
      1. (Fuzzy logic) A binary function from [0,1] × [0,1] to [0,1] which is defined in terms of the t-norm as follows: , where denotes the t-norm function and denotes the supremum.
      2. The residue, remainder or rest of something
      3. (Chemistry) The solid material remaining after the liquid in which it was dissolved has been evaporated; a residue.
      1. That which is left over after part is taken away; remainder; rest
      2. (Chem.) The matter remaining at the end of a process, as after evaporation, combustion, or filtration; residual product
      3. Matter remaining after completion of an abstractive chemical or physical process, such as evaporation, combustion, distillation, or filtration; residuum.
      1. A small surviving group of people.
      2. A small remaining part, quantity, or number of persons or things
      3. A piece of fabric remaining after the rest has been used or sold.
      1. A state of equilibrium or equipoise; equality in amount, weight, value, or importance, as between two things or the parts of a thing
      2. A weighing device, especially one consisting of a rigid beam horizontally suspended by a low-friction support at its center, with identical weighing pans hung at either end, one of which holds an unknown weight while the effective weight in the other is increased by known amounts until the beam is level and motionless.
      3. The power or means to decide:
    See also:

    excess

Synonym Study

  • Balance may be used in place of remainder , but in strict use it implies the amount remaining on the credit or debit side
  • Remnant is applied to a fragment, trace, or any small part left after the greater part has been removed remnants of cloth from the ends of bolts
  • Residue and residuum apply to what remains at the end of a process, as after the evaporation or combustion of matter or after the settlement of claims, bequests, etc. in a testator's estate
  • Remainder is the general word applied to what is left when a part is taken away the remainder of a meal, the remainder of one's life