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remainder

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Etymology

remain + d + -er

Noun

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Singular
remainder

Plural
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  1. 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.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Items left unsold and subject to reduction in price.
    I got a really good price on this shirt because it was a remainder.
  3. (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.

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Verb

Infinitive
to remainder

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to remainder (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To mark or declare items left unsold as subject to reduction in price.
    The bookstore remaindered all the copies of that book they had left at the end of summer and people snapped them up at the reduced price.

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