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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.

**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

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Noun | 1. | 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" |

2. | remainder - the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisornumber - 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 minuendbalance - 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 soldfag end - the frayed end of a length of cloth or rope piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric | |

Verb | 1. | 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

## remainder

*noun*

Translations

**بَقِيَّه**

**zbytek**

**rest**

**jäännös**

**jakojäännös**

**loppu**

**afgangur**

**剰余**

**売れ残り**

**残り**

**ostanek**

bakiye

**geri kalanlar**## 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.

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