remainder


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Synonyms for remainder

what remains after a part has been used or subtracted

Synonyms for remainder

something left after other parts have been taken away

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

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the number that remains after subtraction

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

sell cheaply as remainders

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That very man whose judgment was so sound and accurate where merit was concerned - he who had swept into his coffers the inheritance of Nicholas Fouquet, who had robbed him of Lenotre and Lebrun, and had sent him to rot for the remainder of his life in one of the state prisons - merely remembered the peaches of that vanquished, crushed, forgotten enemy
Trains ran only a portion of the way, and the remainder of the distance was travelled by stage-coaches.
I was expected to pay a part of this in cash and to work out the remainder.
Caching the remainder of the deer's hind quarter in the crotch of a tree the ape-man wiped his greasy palms upon his naked thighs and swung off in pursuit of Numa.
The paper he set before him, and pretended to be deeply absorbed in its contents during the remainder of breakfast, and a considerable time after.
When he had done yawning over his paper and scribbling short answers to his shorter letters, he spent the remainder of the morning and the whole of the afternoon in fidgeting about from room to room, watching the clouds, cursing the rain, alternately petting and teasing and abusing his dogs, sometimes lounging on the sofa with a book that he could not force himself to read, and very often fixedly gazing at me when he thought I did not perceive it, with the vain hope of detecting some traces of tears, or some tokens of remorseful anguish in my face.
Abigail now made haste to finish the remainder of her meal, and then repaired back to her mistress, when the conversation passed which may be read in the next chapter.
He had already bought a farm with his money, on which he had designed to pass the remainder of his life; but he bestowed the whole on his rival, together with the remains of his prize-money to purchase stock, and then himself solicited the young woman's father to consent to her marriage with her lover.
Through the remainder of the night, I saw no more of my cousin.
Mentally, the reading rendered me dumb for the remainder of the day, not exactly with astonishment but with a sort of dismal wonder.
I, too, have a friend who must not be forgotten, but who is pledged to pass the remainder of her life with us.
In this manner passed the remainder of the time, until Middleton, as has been related, led Inez forth from the tent, and gave a new direction to the thoughts of the whole party.
Maylie took up her abode with her son and daughter-in-law, to enjoy, during the tranquil remainder of her days, the greatest felicity that age and worth can know--the contemplation of the happiness of those on whom the warmest affections and tenderest cares of a well-spent life, have been unceasingly bestowed.
Tupman should be left at home in charge of the females; and that the remainder of the guests, under the guidance of Mr.
Saturday two or three gangs turned out and hunted the woods to see if they could run across his remainders.