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re·main·der

 (rĭ-mān′dər)
n.
1. Something left over after other parts have been taken away.
2. Mathematics
a. The number left over when one integer is divided by another: The remainder plus the product of the quotient times the divisor equals the dividend.
b. The number obtained when one number is subtracted from another; the difference.
3. Law An estate in property that takes effect after the expiration of another estate, as where one party is given the right to occupy a property for that party's lifetime, and then another party is given the same right after the first party's death.
4. A book that remains with a publisher after sales have fallen off, usually sold at a reduced price.
tr.v. re·main·dered, re·main·der·ing, re·main·ders
To sell or dispose of as a remainder.

[Middle English, second party's right of ownership, from Anglo-Norman, from remeindre, to remain, variant of Old French remaindre, remainer; see remain.]

remainder

(rɪˈmeɪndə)
n
1. a part or portion that is left, as after use, subtraction, expenditure, the passage of time, etc: the remainder of the milk; the remainder of the day.
2. (Mathematics) maths
a. the amount left over when one quantity cannot be exactly divided by another: for 10 ÷ 3, the remainder is 1.
b. another name for difference7b
3. (Law) property law a future interest in property; an interest in a particular estate that will pass to one at some future date, as on the death of the current possessor
4. (Journalism & Publishing) a number of copies of a book left unsold when demand slows or ceases, which are sold at a reduced price by the publisher
vb
(Journalism & Publishing) (tr) to sell (copies of a book) as a remainder
[C15: from Anglo-French, from Old French remaindre (infinitive used as noun), variant of remanoir; see remain]

re•main•der

(rɪˈmeɪn dər)

n.
1. something that remains or is left; remaining part: the remainder of the day.
2. Math.
a. the quantity that remains after subtraction.
b. the portion of the dividend that is not evenly divisible by the divisor.
3. a copy of a book remaining in the publisher's stock when its sale has practically ceased, usu. sold at a reduced price.
4. Law. a future interest so created as to take effect at the end of another estate, as when property is conveyed to one person for life and then to another.
adj.
5. remaining; leftover.
v.t.
6. to dispose of or sell as a remainder.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French, n. use of Old French remaindre < Vulgar Latin *remanere, for Latin remanēre to remain]

re·main·der

(rĭ-mān′dər)
Mathematics
In division, the difference between the dividend and the product of the quotient and divisor.

remainder


Past participle: remaindered
Gerund: remaindering

Imperative
remainder
remainder
Present
I remainder
you remainder
he/she/it remainders
we remainder
you remainder
they remainder
Preterite
I remaindered
you remaindered
he/she/it remaindered
we remaindered
you remaindered
they remaindered
Present Continuous
I am remaindering
you are remaindering
he/she/it is remaindering
we are remaindering
you are remaindering
they are remaindering
Present Perfect
I have remaindered
you have remaindered
he/she/it has remaindered
we have remaindered
you have remaindered
they have remaindered
Past Continuous
I was remaindering
you were remaindering
he/she/it was remaindering
we were remaindering
you were remaindering
they were remaindering
Past Perfect
I had remaindered
you had remaindered
he/she/it had remaindered
we had remaindered
you had remaindered
they had remaindered
Future
I will remainder
you will remainder
he/she/it will remainder
we will remainder
you will remainder
they will remainder
Future Perfect
I will have remaindered
you will have remaindered
he/she/it will have remaindered
we will have remaindered
you will have remaindered
they will have remaindered
Future Continuous
I will be remaindering
you will be remaindering
he/she/it will be remaindering
we will be remaindering
you will be remaindering
they will be remaindering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been remaindering
you have been remaindering
he/she/it has been remaindering
we have been remaindering
you have been remaindering
they have been remaindering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been remaindering
you will have been remaindering
he/she/it will have been remaindering
we will have been remaindering
you will have been remaindering
they will have been remaindering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been remaindering
you had been remaindering
he/she/it had been remaindering
we had been remaindering
you had been remaindering
they had been remaindering
Conditional
I would remainder
you would remainder
he/she/it would remainder
we would remainder
you would remainder
they would remainder
Past Conditional
I would have remaindered
you would have remaindered
he/she/it would have remaindered
we would have remaindered
you would have remaindered
they would have remaindered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remainder - 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"
component part, part, portion, component, constituent - something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton"
leftover, remnant - a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists
2.remainder - the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
3.remainder - the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend
balance - the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
4.remainder - a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
fag end - the frayed end of a length of cloth or rope
piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
Verb1.remainder - sell cheaply as remainders; "The publisher remaindered the books"
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
sell - exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; "He sold his house in January"; "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"

remainder

noun rest, remains, balance, trace, excess, surplus, butt, remnant, relic, residue, stub, vestige(s), tail end, dregs, oddment, leavings, residuum He gulped down the remainder of his coffee.

remainder

noun
What remains after a part has been used or subtracted:
Translations
بَقِيَّه
zbytek
rest
jäännösjakojäännösloppu
afgangur
剰余売れ残り残り
ostanek
bakiyegeri kalanlar

remainder

[rɪˈmeɪndəʳ]
A. N
1. (= part left over) → resto m
the remainder of the debtel resto de la deuda
during the remainder of the daydurante el resto del día
the remainder would not comelos otros or los demás no quisieron venir
2. (Math) → resto m
3. remainders (Comm) → artículos mpl no vendidos; (= books) → restos mpl de edición
B. VT [+ copies of book] → saldar

remainder

[rɪˈmeɪndər]
n
(= rest) → reste m
(= unsold item) → invendu m
remainders in the bins of record stores → les invendus des bacs des disquaires
vt
to be remaindered [unsold item] → être soldé(e)

remainder

n
Rest m (also Math); the remainder (= remaining people)der Rest, die übrigen (Leute); for the remainder of the weekfür den Rest der Woche, für die übrige Woche
remainders pl (Comm) → Restbestände pl; (= books)Restbestände pl, → Remittenden pl (spec)
(Jur) → Erbanwartschaft f
vt booksals Remittenden abgeben

remainder

[rɪˈmeɪndəʳ] n the remainder (amount, also) (Math) → il resto, l'avanzo; (people) → i/le rimanenti pl remainders npl (Comm) (books) → remainder mpl; (other goods) → giacenze fpl di magazzino

remain

(rəˈmein) verb
1. to be left. Only two tins of soup remain; Very little remained of the cinema after the fire; A great many things still remain to be done.
2. to stay; not to leave. I shall remain here.
3. to continue to be. The problem remains unsolved.
reˈmainder (-də) noun
the amount or number that is left when the rest has gone, been taken away etc. I've corrected most of the essays – the remainder will get done tomorrow.
reˈmains noun plural
1. what is left after part has been taken away, eaten, destroyed etc. the remains of a meal.
2. a dead body. to dispose of someone's remains.

remainder

n. resto, residuo.
References in classic literature ?
In a postscript she desired him not to tell Amy that Beth was worse, she was coming home in the spring and there was no need of saddening the remainder of her stay.
Aside from being caught in a drenching storm and one or two minor accidents, nothing else of moment marked the remainder of the river journey, and at the end of the third day the canoes pulled to shore and a night camp was made.
She gave Edna the address, regretting that she would not consent to stay and spend the remainder of the afternoon, and pay a visit to Mademoiselle Reisz some other day.
Heyward could distinguish the impatient gesture of the scout, through the increasing shadows of the evening, and he moved in his footsteps, swiftly, toward the place where he had left the remainder of the party.
During the remainder of the day, poor Hepzibah acquitted herself even less creditably, as a shop-keeper, than in her earlier efforts.
The brave soldier had already numbered, nearly or quite, his three-score years and ten, and was pursuing the remainder of his earthly march, burdened with infirmities which even the martial music of his own spirit-stirring recollections could do little towards lightening.
It was late in the afternoon when they got back, and they dressed out the remainder of the steer, and a couple of others that had been killed, and then knocked off for the day.
During the remainder of the act the lucky performers were those whose parts required changes of dress; the others were a soaked, bedraggled, and uncomfortable lot, but in the last degree picturesque.
I then placed myself in the bows of the sloop, and there spent the remainder of the day in looking ahead, interesting myself in what was in the distance rather than in things near by or behind.
Hodges would be cross sometimes, and as long as so many sacks were sold, it did not signify who ate the remainder.
These parlors are both too small for such parties of our friends as I hope to see often collected here; and I have some thoughts of throwing the passage into one of them with perhaps a part of the other, and so leave the remainder of that other for an entrance; this, with a new drawing room which may be easily added, and a bed-chamber and garret above, will make it a very snug little cottage.
Reed was rather a stout woman; but, on hearing this strange and audacious declaration, she ran nimbly up the stair, swept me like a whirlwind into the nursery, and crushing me down on the edge of my crib, dared me in an emphatic voice to rise from that place, or utter one syllable during the remainder of the day.