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Definition 1: a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for remainder in the sense of this definition

(remainder is a kind of ...) a separate part consisting of fabric

(... is a kind of remainder ) the frayed end of a length of cloth or rope

Definition 2: the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for remainder in the sense of this definition

(remainder is a kind of ...) a concept of quantity involving zero and units

"every number has a unique position in the sequence"

(... is a kind of remainder ) the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

Definition 3: the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor - [noun denoting quantity]

(remainder is a kind of ...) a concept of quantity involving zero and units

"every number has a unique position in the sequence"

Definition 4: something left after other parts have been taken away - [noun denoting linkdef]

Samples where remainder or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there was no remainder
  • he threw away the rest
  • he took what he wanted and I got the balance

Synonyms for remainder in the sense of this definition

(remainder is a kind of ...) something determined in relation to something that includes it

"he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself" "I read a portion of the manuscript" "the smaller component is hard to reach" "the animal constituent of plankton"

(... is a kind of remainder ) a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists

Definition 5: sell cheaply as remainders - [verb of possession]

Samples where remainder or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The publisher remaindered the books

(remainder is a kind of ...) exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent

"He sold his house in January" "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"

(remainder belongs to category ...) transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)

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