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    remainder

    remainder - Dictionary definition and meaning for word remainder

    Definition
    (noun) something left after other parts have been taken away
    Synonyms : balance , residual , residue , residuum , rest
    Example Sentence
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
    Definition
    (noun) the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor Definition
    (noun) the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend
    Synonyms : difference
    Definition
    (noun) a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
    Synonyms : end , oddment , remnant
    Definition
    (verb) sell cheaply as remainders
    Example Sentence
    • The publisher remaindered the books
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