the rest


: the part that is left when other people or things are gone, used, etc. : the remainder
You bring these bags in, and I'll bring the rest.
often + of
We ate the rest of the cake.He would regret that decision for the rest of his life.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Have kids collect flowers, leaves, and more, then arrange their finds on the light-sensitive paper and let the sun do the rest. Kate Mcgregor,, 26 Apr. 2023 The bleach solution will take care of the rest. Jessica Cherner, House Beautiful, 25 Apr. 2023 Overseas theatrical and music rights account for the rest. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 23 Apr. 2023 These trends offer countless ways for enterprising sports companies to invest, allowing brands to develop innovative ways to stay ahead of the rest. Michael Schreiber, Rolling Stone, 21 Apr. 2023 Soon, the rest of the Diamondbacks’ base stealing threats circled around. The Arizona Republic, 9 Apr. 2023 The two spend a quiet Thanksgiving in Cleveland alongside daughter True, while the rest of the Kardashian-Jenner clan spends the holiday in L.A. On social media, the two share glimpses of their intimate celebrations as a family of three. Kayleigh Roberts, Harper's BAZAAR, 9 Apr. 2023 Kroichick writes features on the Warriors during the NBA season, and various other topics — ranging from the 49ers/NFL and major-league baseball to college football and basketball — the rest of the year. Ron Kroichick, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Apr. 2023 The media vote for All-NBA and the rest of the league’s postseason awards closes on Monday, ahead of the play-in tournament and playoffs. Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel, 9 Apr. 2023 See More

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“The rest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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