- the quantity that remains after subtraction.
- the portion of the dividend that is not evenly divisible by the divisor.
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for remainder
Anything less than nationwide vote by mail is electoral sabotageThe remainder have some sort of issue.Digital vote-by-mail applications in most states are inaccessible to people with disabilities|Devin Coldewey|October 1, 2020|TechCrunch
The remainder of those shares become eligible for sale over the coming months.Asana up 39% and Palantir still holding as both direct listings hit the public markets|Danny Crichton|September 30, 2020|TechCrunch
Without a warrant, officers arrested Mambetov removing her from her home for good and leaving her flat and the remainder of her belongings.
Now, for the remainder of the year, and likely into the start of 2021, the schedule is more packed than usual.‘We are permanently in beta’: European sports broadcasting is still in a coronavirus-forced state of reinvention|Lara O'Reilly|September 15, 2020|Digiday
It is in this mistaken assumption that the remainder of the report falls apart.Flaws and Assumptions Render 101 Ash St. Assessment Meaningless|Sandor Shapery|September 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The second-place major party candidate would get the remainder.
For the remainder of Season 3, Rick battles his dark side in the form of the Governor.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For the remainder of the motorcade, there is no radio traffic.Behind the Scenes With a ‘Site Agent’: The Secret Service’s Hardest Job|Marc Ambinder|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The remainder is “peculiar” motion: movement of galaxies as dictated by the presence of matter nearby.
You could devote the remainder of your life to the study of Arabic and you'd never truly be able to communicate with these people.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The result was that some 40 rebels were killed, others taken prisoners, and the remainder escaped into the planted fields.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Judge for yourself the difficulty surrounding the remainder of the symbols and fundamental truths of christianity.
At the Flagstaff Tower the 74th and the remainder of the 38th suddenly told their officers that they would obey them no longer.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The remainder of the residue may be dissolved in a little dilute sulphuric acid.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Another fence: who would furnish that two hundred and fifty dollars and secure him for the remainder?The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
British Dictionary definitions for remainder
- the amount left over when one quantity cannot be exactly divided by anotherfor 10 ÷ 3, the remainder is 1
- another name for difference (def. 7b)