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Another word for remainder

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

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Another word for remainder

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