What does remainder mean?

Definitions for remainder
rɪˈmeɪn dərre·main·der

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. remaindernoun

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

  3. remainder, differencenoun

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

  4. end, remainder, remnant, oddmentverb

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

  5. remainderverb

    sell cheaply as remainders

    "The publisher remaindered the books"

Wiktionary

  1. remaindernoun

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

  2. 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.

  3. remaindernoun

    The number left over after a simple subtraction

    10 minus 4 leaves a remainder of 6

  4. 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.

  5. remaindernoun

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

  6. 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.

  7. remainderadjective

    remaining

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remaindernoun

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

  2. Remaindernoun

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

  3. 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

  4. Remainderadjective

    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.

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  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. 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.

  2. Cammy Murray:

    As we reject the shameful message of bigotry in the op-ed, we invite you to stand with us on the right side of history, together, we will celebrate the remainder of Pride Month. And together, we will continue to build our community.

  3. Doug Collins of Georgia:

    While I feel completely healthy and I am not experiencing any symptoms, I have decided to self-quarantine at my home for the remainder of the 14-day period out of an abundance of caution.

  4. Nathaniel Hawthorne:

    In youth men are apt to write more wisely than they really know or feel and the remainder of life may be not idly spent in realizing and convincing themselves of the wisdom which they uttered long ago.

  5. 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.

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    come out into view, as from concealment
    • A. demolish
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    • C. acclaim
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