What does remainder mean?

Definitions for remainder
rɪˈmeɪn dərre·main·der

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest(noun)

    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"

  2. remainder(noun)

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

  3. remainder, difference(noun)

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

  4. end, remainder, remnant, oddment(verb)

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

  5. remainder(verb)

    sell cheaply as remainders

    "The publisher remaindered the books"

Wiktionary

  1. remainder(Noun)

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

  2. remainder(Noun)

    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.

  3. remainder(Noun)

    The number left over after a simple subtraction

    10 minus 4 leaves a remainder of 6

  4. remainder(Noun)

    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.

  5. remainder(Noun)

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

  6. remainder(Verb)

    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.

  7. remainder(Adjective)

    remaining

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remainder(noun)

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

  2. Remainder(noun)

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

  3. Remainder(noun)

    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

  4. Remainder(adj)

    remaining; left; left over; refuse

Freebase

  1. 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

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of remainder in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of remainder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of remainder in a Sentence

  1. Devon Broglie:

    ( iStock) MODERATE DRINKERS STILL AT HIGHER RISK FOR CANCER, EARLY DEATH, ALCOHOL STUDY CLAIMS This decision was reportedly at least partially inspired by a story recently shared by Tahiirah Habibi, the founder of Hue Society, which works to bring diversity to wine culture. Shediscussed her experience taking a two-day exam to become part of the Court of Master Sommeliers with the newspaper. Habibi said she was told to address the instructors as master, which made her uncomfortable due to the historical weight of the title. While she passed the first round, she did not return for the remainder. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP According to The New York Times, Devon Broglie, the chairman of the courts board of directors, said that The Court of Master Sommeliers was learning the ways in which our words might create an unwelcoming environment for our students and candidates. In this instance, it was hearing the story of Tahiirah Habibi that brought so clearly and deeply into focus how hurtful our words can be, however unintentional.

  2. Amy Martin:

    If the principal determines that a students grooming or clothing violates the schools dress code, the student will be given an opportunity to correct the problem at school. If not corrected, the student may be assigned to in-school suspension for the remainder of the day.

  3. Guy Berger:

    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.

  4. Sam Bullard:

    The slower pace of productivity gains in recent years suggests the economy's potential rate of growth has fallen, thus, even with economic growth of around only 2 percent for the remainder of the year, inflation is likely to rise if corporations aim to maintain margins.

  5. Guo Yi:

    There are signs of price gains losing momentum, fuelling hopes that more stimulus, including tax breaks and downpayment cuts, will come in the remainder of this year.

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