### What does **remainder** mean?

# Definitions for remainder

rɪˈmeɪn dərre·main·der

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### Princeton's WordNet

remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, restnoun

something left after other parts have been taken away

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

remaindernoun

the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor

remainder, differencenoun

the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend

end, remainder, remnant, oddmentverb

a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold

remainderverb

sell cheaply as remainders

"The publisher remaindered the books"

### Wiktionary

remaindernoun

A part or parts remaining after some has/have been removed.

remaindernoun

The amount left over after subtracting the divisor as many times as possible from the dividend without producing a negative result. If (dividend) and d (divisor) are integers, then can always be expressed in the form n = dq + r, where q (quotient) and r (remainder) are also integers and 0 r d.

remaindernoun

The number left over after a simple subtraction

10 minus 4 leaves a remainder of 6

remaindernoun

Excessive stock items left unsold and subject to reduction in price.

I got a really good price on this shirt because it was a remainder.

remaindernoun

An estate in expectancy which only comes in its heir's possession after an estate created by the same instrument has been determined

remainderverb

To mark or declare items left unsold as subject to reduction in price.

The bookstore remaindered the unsold copies of that book at the end of summer at a reduced price.

remainderadjective

remaining

### Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

Remainderadjective

Remaining; refuse; left.

**Etymology:**from*remain.*His brain

Is as dry as the*remainder*bisket

After a voyage.*William Shakespeare, As You Like it.*We turn not back the silks upon the merchant,

When we have spoil’d them; nor the*remainder*viands

We do not throw in unrespective place,

Because we now are full.*William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida.*Remaindernoun

The gods protect you,

And bless the good*remainders*of the court!*William Shakespeare.*A fine is levied to grant a reversion or

*remainder,*expectant upon a lease that yieldeth no rent.*Francis Bacon.*Mahomet’s crescent by our feuds encreast,

Blasted the learn’d*remainders*of the East.*John Denham.*Could bare ingratitude have made any one so diabolical, had not cruelty came in as a second to its assistance, and cleared the villain’s breast of all

*remainders*of humanity?*South.*There are two restraints which God hath put upon human nature, shame and fear; shame is the weaker, and hath place only in those in whom there are some

*remainders*of virtue.*John Tillotson.*What madness moves you, matrons, to destroy

The last*remainders*of unhappy Troy?*Dryden.*If he, to whom ten talents were committed, has squandered away five, he is concerned to make a double improvement of the

*remainder.**John Rogers.*If these decoctions be repeated till the water comes off clear, the

*remainder*yields no salt.*Arbuthnot.*Of six millions raised every year for the service of the publick, one third is intercepted through the several subordinations of artful men in office, before the

*remainder*is applied to the proper use.*Jonathan Swift.*Shew us

The poor*remainder*of Andronicus.*William Shakespeare.*

### Wikipedia

Remainder

In mathematics, the remainder is the amount "left over" after performing some computation. In arithmetic, the remainder is the integer "left over" after dividing one integer by another to produce an integer quotient (integer division). In algebra of polynomials, the remainder is the polynomial "left over" after dividing one polynomial by another. The modulo operation is the operation that produces such a remainder when given a dividend and divisor. Alternatively, a remainder is also what is left after subtracting one number from another, although this is more precisely called the difference. This usage can be found in some elementary textbooks; colloquially it is replaced by the expression "the rest" as in "Give me two dollars back and keep the rest." However, the term "remainder" is still used in this sense when a function is approximated by a series expansion, where the error expression ("the rest") is referred to as the remainder term.

### ChatGPT

remainder

A remainder is the amount left over or remaining after a division operation, when one quantity cannot be evenly divided by another. It represents the number that is left after the divisor has subtracted the largest multiple it can from the dividend.

### Webster Dictionary

Remaindernoun

anything that remains, or is left, after the separation and removal of a part; residue; remnant

Remaindernoun

the quantity or sum that is left after subtraction, or after any deduction

Remaindernoun

an estate in expectancy, generally in land, which becomes an estate in possession upon the determination of a particular prior estate, created at the same time, and by the same instrument; for example, if land be conveyed to A for life, and on his death to B, A's life interest is a particuar estate, and B's interest is a remainder, or estate in remainder

Remainderadjective

remaining; left; left over; refuse

### Wikidata

Remainder

In arithmetic, the remainder is the amount "left over" after performing the division of two integers which do not divide evenly, that is, where the result of the division cannot be expressed as an integer.

### British National Corpus

Nouns Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'remainder' in Nouns Frequency: #2060

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of remainder in Chaldean Numerology is:

**2**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of remainder in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**6**

### Examples of remainder in a Sentence

With mortgage rates set to rise over the

**remainder**of the year, we expect house price growth will continue to slow, but record low levels of inventory will also provide support to prices, and the slowdown will be gradual.SWIFT has completed the on-boarding process for these banks, and can confirm that they have now been reconnected to SWIFT, we will continue to work with the

**remainder**of the entities that have applied to rejoin SWIFT to ensure their smooth reconnection.This is very unusual very unusual that this is persisting over several months, and it may be for the

**remainder**of the year.The

**remainder**of the training is for the control applications, which the martial arts experts don't teach because they're not putting people in handcuffs.The labor market appears to be in good health through the June payroll survey period. This ongoing labor market resilience is important, because it underpins our forecast of a rebound in the economy during the

**remainder**of 2015.

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- بقيةArabic
- zbytekCzech
- restDanish
- Restposten, RestGerman
- υπόλοιπο, υπόλοιποςGreek
- saldo, restoSpanish
- باقیماندهPersian
- jäännös, jakojäännös, loppu, jäännöseräFinnish
- resteFrench
- մնացորդArmenian
- restoInterlingua
- restante, avanzo, resto, rimanenza, invendutoItalian
- היתרהHebrew
- 剰余, 売れ残り, 残りJapanese
- 나머지Korean
- toenga, whakamakere, mōmōhangaMāori
- rest, restant, overschot, opruimen, overblijvend, uitverkopen, overstock, resterend, overblijfselDutch
- resztaPolish
- resto, sobra, diferença, restantePortuguese
- остатки, остатокRussian
- پاڇِيSindhi
- restSwedish
- எஞ்சியTamil
- తరవాయిTelugu
- kalanTurkish
- 余Chinese

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