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Leftover vs. Remainder

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Leftoveradjective

Remaining; left behind; extra; in reserve.

‘Do you want some of the leftover supplies from the event?’; ‘I have some leftover spaghetti in the fridge, so I don't plan to cook tonight.’;

Remaindernoun

A part or parts remaining after some has/have been removed.

‘My son ate part of his cake and I ate the remainder.’; ‘You can have the remainder of my clothes.’;

Leftovernoun

Something left behind; an excess or remainder.

‘It's a leftover from yesterday, but it's still perfectly good.’;

Remaindernoun

(mathematics) The amount left over after subtracting the divisor as many times as possible from the dividend without producing a negative result. If n (dividend) and d (divisor) are integers, then n can always be expressed in the form n = dq + r, where q (quotient) and r (remainder) are also integers and 0 ≤ r < d.

‘17 leaves a remainder of 2 when divided by 3.’; ‘11 divided by 2 is 5 remainder 1.’;

Leftovernoun

Remaining after a meal is complete or eaten for a later meal or snack.

‘Not leftovers again!’; ‘The entire wheel of cheese is a leftover from the party.’;

Remaindernoun

(mathematics) The number left over after a simple subtraction

‘10 minus 4 leaves a remainder of 6’;

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Leftover

not used up; remaining after use of part; as, unusable leftover auto parts.

Remaindernoun

(commerce) Excess stock items left unsold and subject to reduction in price.

‘I got a really good price on this shirt because it was a remainder.’;

Leftover

remaining from a previous meal; - of food; as, leftover food served at a later meal.

Remaindernoun

(legal) An estate in expectancy which only comes in its heir's possession after an estate created by the same instrument has been determined

Leftovernoun

An unused part or portion; - used especially of food remaining uneaten from a previous meal; as, to have leftovers for dinner.

Remainderadjective

Remaining.

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Leftovernoun

a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists

Remainderverb

(commerce) To mark or declare items left unsold as subject to reduction in price.

‘The bookstore remaindered the unsold copies of that book at the end of summer at a reduced price.’;

Leftoveradjective

not used up;

‘leftover meatloaf’; ‘she had a little money left over so she went to a movie’; ‘some odd dollars left’; ‘saved the remaining sandwiches for supper’; ‘unexpended provisions’;

Remaindernoun

Anything that remains, or is left, after the separation and removal of a part; residue; remnant.

‘If these decoctions be repeated till the water comes off clear, the remainder yields no salt.’;

Leftoveradjective

uneaten and saved for eating later;

‘leftover food served at a later meal’; ‘yesterday's reheated soup’;

Remaindernoun

The quantity or sum that is left after subtraction, or after any deduction.

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Remaindernoun

An estate in expectancy, generally in land, which becomes an estate in possession upon the determination of a particular prior estate, created at the same time, and by the same instrument; for example, if land be conveyed to A for life, and on his death to B, A's life interest is a particuar estate, and B's interest is a remainder, or estate in remainder.

Remainderadjective

Remaining; left; left over; refuse.

‘Which is as dry as the remainder biscuitAfter a voyage.’;

Remaindernoun

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’;

Remaindernoun

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

Remaindernoun

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

Remaindernoun

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

Remainderverb

sell cheaply as remainders;

‘The publisher remaindered the books’;

Remaindernoun

a part of something that is left over when other parts have been completed, used, or dealt with

‘the remainder of the year’; ‘leave a few mushrooms for garnish and slice the remainder’;

Remaindernoun

the number which is left over in a division in which one quantity does not exactly divide another

‘23 divided by 3 is 7, remainder 2’;

Remaindernoun

a copy of a book left unsold when demand has fallen

‘it seems that buying and selling remainders is the lowest form of bookselling’;

Remaindernoun

a property interest that becomes effective in possession only when a prior interest (created at the same time) ends.

Remainderverb

dispose of (a book left unsold) at a reduced price

‘titles are being remaindered increasingly quickly to save on overheads’;

Remainder

In mathematics, the remainder is the amount after performing some computation. In arithmetic, the remainder is the integer after dividing one integer by another to produce an integer quotient (integer division).

‘left over’; ‘left over’;

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