Synonym: balance, difference, end, oddment, remnant, residual, residue, residuum, rest. Similar words: remain, remains, remaining, reminder, bill of attainder, in the main, hinder, cylinder. Meaning: [rɪ'meɪndə(r)] n. 1. something left after other parts have been taken away 2. the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor 3. the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend 4. a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold. v. sell cheaply as remainders.

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1. He gulped down the

*remainder*of his coffee.2. Ten people came but the

*remainder*stayed away.3. They measured and lofted the

*remainder*of the crop.4. The

*remainder*must be paid by the end of June.5. We spent the

*remainder*of the day sightseeing.6. 9 divided by 4 is 2,

*remainder*1.7. The rest/

*remainder*of the time was spent swimming.8. He spent the

*remainder*of his police career behind a desk.9. They joined up with us to spend the

*remainder*of the holiday.10. Fifteen divided by four gives you a

*remainder*of 3.11. Efforts to persuade the

*remainder*to follow suit have continued.12. His widow became a virtual recluse for the

*remainder*of her life.13. It rained the first day but the

*remainder*of the trip was lovely.14. Some boys stay on after school; the rest/

*remainder*go home.15. I ate most of it and gave the

*remainder*to the dog.16. The

*remainder*of the night passed drearily.17. The

*remainder*will replace older aeroplanes.18. The

*remainder*are stateless or nationals from elsewhere.19. The

*remainder*was taken up with minor details.20. The

*remainder*of the grief-stricken deserters were duly punished.21. Half is denominated in francs,(Sentence dictionary) the

*remainder*in dollars.22. The

*remainder*will be recorded in the first quarter.23. The

*remainder*live in private households.24. The

*remainder*train for three years at theological college.25. I will go ahead with three of you, and the

*remainder*can wait here.26. Part of the new plant is now in operation and

*remainder*will be on stream later this month.27. Most of our employees work in New York; the

*remainder*are in London.28. Only 5.9 per cent of the area is now covered in trees. Most of the

*remainder*is farmland.29. Divide 2 into 7, and the answer is 3,

*remainder*1.30. Fifteen students in the class are girls and the

*remainder*are boys.More similar words: remain, remains, remaining, reminder, bill of attainder, in the main, hinder, cylinder, kindergarten, maintain, independent, independence, email, be independent of, remark, remake, domain, mainly, declaration of independence, cremation, crematory, premature, remarkable, remind, mainstream, maintenance, eminent domain, index, magnetic domain, indeed.