Definitions of remainder

  1. sell cheaply as remainders, as of books
  2. the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor
  3. 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"
  4. sell cheaply as remainders; " The publisher remaindered the books"
  5. Anything that remains, or is left, after the separation and removal of a part; residue; remnant.
  6. The quantity or sum that is left after subtraction, or after any deduction.
  7. 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.
  8. The portion left after any thing is taken away; remnant; residue.
  9. That which remains or is left behind after the removal of a part: an interest in an estate to come into effect after a certain other event happens.
  10. That which is left after removing a part.
  11. That which remains, as after subtraction; something left.
  12. Anything left after the removal of a part; the quantity left after subtraction; an estate limited to take effect and be enjoyed after another estate is determined.
  13. That which is left or remains; in arith., the difference; remnant; residue; in law, an estate limited to lands and tenements after another estate in the same is determined.
  14. Remaining; left; left over; refuse.
  15. Remaining; left. Remainder- man, he who has an estate after a particular estate is determined.
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