remainder

  • 1 remainder — re·main·der n [Anglo French, from Old French remaindre to remain] 1: an estate in property in favor of one other than the grantor that follows upon the natural termination of a prior intervening possessory estate (as a life estate) created at the …

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  • 2 remainder — remainder, residue, residuum, remains, leavings, rest, balance, remnant can all mean what is left after the subtraction or removal of a part. Remainder is the technical term for the result in the arithmetical process of subtraction {subtract 8… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 Remainder — Re*main der (r? m?n d?r), n. [OF. remaindre, inf. See {Remain}.] 1. Anything that remains, or is left, after the separation and removal of a part; residue; remnant. The last remainders of unhappy Troy. Dryden. [1913 Webster] If these decoctions… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 remainder — [ri mān′dər] n. [ME remaindre < Anglo Fr substantive use of OFr inf.: see REMAIN] 1. those remaining 2. what is left when a part is taken away; the rest 3. a copy or number of copies of a book still held by a publisher when the sale has fallen …

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  • 5 Remainder — Re*main der, a. Remaining; left; left over; refuse. [1913 Webster] Which is as dry as the remainder biscuit After a voyage. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 remainder — early 15c., from Anglo Fr. remainder (O.Fr. remaindre), variant of O.Fr. remanoir (see REMAIN (Cf. remain)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 remainder — /ri meində/, it. /re mɛinder/ s. ingl. (propr. resto ), usato in ital. al masch. (comm.) [libro rimasto invenduto, messo in vendita a prezzo ridotto] ▶◀ ⇑ giacenza, rimanenza …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 8 remainder — /reˈmɛnder, ingl. rɪˈmeɪndə(r)/ [vc. ingl., propriamente «resto», dall ant. fr. remaindre «rimanere»] s. m. inv. (di libro) giacenza di magazzino, fondo di magazzino …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 9 remainder — [n] balance, residue bottom of barrel*, butt, carry over, detritus, dregs, excess, fragment, garbage, hangover*, heel, junk, leavings, leftover, obverse, oddment, odds and ends*, overplus, refuse, relic, remains, remnant, residuum, rest, ruins,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 remainder — ► NOUN 1) a part, number, or quantity that is left over. 2) a part that is still to come. 3) the number which is left over in a division in which one quantity does not exactly divide another. 4) a copy of a book left unsold when demand has fallen …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 Remainder — In arithmetic, when the result of the division of two integers cannot be expressed with an integer quotient, the remainder is the amount left over. The remainder for natural numbers If a and d are natural numbers, with d non zero, it can be… …

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  • 12 remainder — The remnant of an estate in land, depending upon a particular prior estate created at the same time and by the same instrument, and limited to arise immediately on the determination of that estate, and not in abridgement of it. A future interest… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 remainder — /ri mayn deuhr/, n. 1. something that remains or is left: the remainder of the day. 2. a remaining part. 3. Arith. a. the quantity that remains after subtraction. b. the portion of the dividend that is not evenly divisible by the divisor. 4. Math …

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  • 14 remainder — ▪ I. remainder re‧main‧der 1 [rɪˈmeɪndə ǁ ər] noun 1. the remainder the part of something left after the other parts have gone or been dealt with: • The company will pay £316 million to the pension fund this year, and the remainder over 30 years …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 remainder — [[t]rɪme͟ɪndə(r)[/t]] remainders, remaindering, remaindered 1) QUANT: QUANT of def n The remainder of a group are the things or people that still remain after the other things or people have gone or have been dealt with. He gulped down the… …

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  • 16 remainder — I UK [rɪˈmeɪndə(r)] / US [rɪˈmeɪndər] noun Word forms remainder : singular remainder plural remainders ** 1) a) the remainder the part of something that is left after the rest has gone or been finished remainder of: We must keep our costs down… …

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  • 17 remainder — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Anything left over Nouns 1. remainder, residue, hangover, result; remains, remnant, vestige, rest, relic, leavings, crumbs, heeltap, odds and ends, leftovers, debris, cheese parings, orts, residuum,… …

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  • 18 Remainder — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Thing remaining. < N PARAG:Remainder >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 remainder remainder residue Sgm: N 1 remains remains remanent remnant rest relic Sgm: N 1 leavings leavings heeltap …

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  • 19 remainder — re|main|der [rıˈmeındə US ər] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Anglo French; Origin: Old French remaindre; REMAIN] 1.) the remainder the part of something that is left after everything else has gone or been dealt with = ↑the rest ▪ The remainder must be… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 remainder — An estate, whether in real or personal property, limited to take effect in possession immediately after the expiration of a prior estate known as the particular estate, created at the same time and by the same instrument. 28 Am J2d Est § 195. The …

    Ballentine's law dictionary