• A part or parts remaining after some has/have been removed.
  • The amount left over after subtracting the divisor as many times as possible from the dividend without producing a negative result. If (dividend) and d (divisor) are integers, then can always be expressed in the form n = dq + r, where q (quotient) and r (remainder) are also integers and 0 ≤ r < d.
  • The number left over after a simple subtraction
  • Excess stock items left unsold and subject to reduction in price.
  • An estate in expectancy which only comes in its heir's possession after an estate created by the same instrument has been determined




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  • From Middle English remaindre, remeigner, from Anglo-Norman remaindre, with infinitive used as noun.

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