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. Peter Layton:

    The end of CBP sends a clear strategic message to US Pacific allies. Bit by bit United States is leaving, it is not reassuring. Instead it is more a remainder that the times are a' changing.

  2. Chris Capossela:

    Target is pausing our advertising with Facebook and Instagram for the month of July, and we'll use that time to re-evaluate our plans for the remainder of the year.

  3. Oxford Instruments:

    We now assume that no sales can be made to Russia for the remainder of this year and we are also assuming no sales to Russia next year.

  4. Matt Rigby:

    It is now vital that we find out which industries are responsible for the new emissions, if the emissions are due to the manufacture and use of products such as foams, it is possible that we have only seen part of the total amount of CFC-11 that was produced. The remainder could be locked up in buildings and chillers and will ultimately be released to the atmosphere over the coming decades.

  5. Louisa Casson:

    We would like to see them lead the sector by ditching throwaway plastic, embracing reusable models and rapidly moving towards 100 % recycled content for the remainder of their packaging, it's a huge global crisis facing our oceans.

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