Synonyms and Antonyms of remainder
1 a remaining group or portion the remainder of the pills were saved in case they were needed later Synonyms balance, leavings, leftovers, odds and ends, remains, remnant, residue, residuum, rest Related Words fragment, scrap, vestige; butt, oddment, scraping(s), stub, stump; excess, fat, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus Near Antonyms body, bulk, main, mass, most, weight
2 an unused or unwanted piece or item typically of small size or value the remainder of the dough can be used to make a tartlet Synonyms end, fag end, leftover, oddment, scrap, remnant, stubRelated Words leavings, odds and ends, pickings, refuse, remains, residual, residue, scraping(s), stump, vestige; balance, rest; chip, flake, fragment, piece, sliver, splinter; ribbon(s), shred, tatterNear Antonyms whole
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