# remainder

**1.**noun**a)**A part or parts remaining after some has/have been removed.My son ate part of his cake and I ate the remainder.

**b)**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.You can have the remainder of my clothes.

**2.**adjective**3.**verbThe bookstore remaindered the unsold copies of that book at the end of summer at a reduced price.

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**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 … Law dictionary**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**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**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 … English World dictionary**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**remainder**— early 15c., from Anglo Fr. remainder (O.Fr. remaindre), variant of O.Fr. remanoir (see REMAIN (Cf. remain)) … Etymology dictionary**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**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**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**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**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… … Wikipedia