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.

Examples of the remainder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Report for America provides funding for up to half of the reporter’s salary during their time with us, and IndyStar is fundraising the remainder. Tony Cook, USA TODAY, 18 Apr. 2024 More than half of the units will be reserved for low-income families, while the remainder will be for those with moderate incomes. Stephanie Lam, The Mercury News, 17 Apr. 2024 That scoreline remained intact for the remainder of the half. Nathan Dunn, Kansas City Star, 16 Apr. 2024 For the remainder of Ringgold’s career, activism frequently permeated her creative endeavors. Christopher Parker, Smithsonian Magazine, 14 Apr. 2024 Both retired from their respective careers after working for several decades, with benefits that would sustain them for the remainder of their lives. Ebony Flake, Essence, 8 Apr. 2024 The Hornets announced late last month that LaMelo Ball, the NBA rookie of the year in 2020-21, would not play for the remainder of the season. Chuck Schilken, Los Angeles Times, 5 Apr. 2024 Idol mentors Tori Kelly and Jelly Roll joined the contestants at the resort to train the singers and prep them for the remainder of the competition. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 5 Apr. 2024 On Friday, March 15, City Manager Alina Hudak declared a midnight curfew for all of South Beach for the remainder of the weekend. Aaron Leibowitz, Miami Herald, 3 Apr. 2024

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“The remainder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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