- the quantity that remains after subtraction.
- the portion of the dividend that is not evenly divisible by the divisor.
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How to use remainder in a sentence
For instance, if 20 percent of the population has already been infected and is immune, deaths could be halved by vaccinating just 35 percent of the remainder, if the vaccine is at least 50 percent effective.Who Should Get a Covid-19 Vaccine First?|Jill Neimark|November 20, 2020|Singularity Hub
For instance, if 20% of the population has already been infected and is immune, deaths could be halved by vaccinating just 35% of the remainder, if the vaccine is at least 50% effective.Who should get a covid-19 vaccine first?|Niall Firth|November 20, 2020|MIT Technology Review
These were physically separated from the remainder of the ballots for that precinct and marked as violations.A Pennsylvania poll worker explains the painstaking process of counting votes|Kyle Brashear|November 12, 2020|Vox
The remainder of the novel unfolds as a series of motivational aphorisms that grind away on archery as a metaphor for a life well lived.Paulo Coelho’s ‘The Archer’ aims for profundity but misses|Ron Charles|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Analyzing shopping behavior on Prime Day may indicate what you can expect for the remainder of the year.Holiday marketing: Get the data that puts you ahead of the competition|Sarah Mehlman|November 10, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Our army took the possetion of Tsingtau and our only hope remaindered is to hear the annihiration of the enemy force.
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)