Synonyms of remainder


1. remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest, part, portion, component part, component, constituent

usage: something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"

2. remainder, number

usage: the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor

3. remainder, difference, number

usage: the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend

4. end, remainder, remnant, oddment, piece of cloth, piece of material

usage: a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold


1. remainder, sell

usage: sell cheaply as remainders; "The publisher remaindered the books"

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Definition and meaning of remainder (Dictionary)