the remainder

Definition of the remainder

:the part that is left when the other people or things are gone, used, etc.
  • Most of the students left today and the remainder will leave tomorrow.
often + of
  • The players will be suspended for the remainder of the season.

Word by Word Definitions

remainder play
  1. : an interest or estate in property that follows and is dependent on the termination of a prior intervening possessory estate created at the same time by the same instrument

  2. : a remaining group, part, or trace

  3. : the number left after a subtraction

  1. : leftover, remaining

  1. : to dispose of as remainders


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