Remainder is defined as what is left after some is removed.(noun)
An example of a remainder is the number two in the equation ten minus eight.
The definition of remainder is leftover.(adjective)
An example of remainder used as an adjective is in the phrase "remainder items from the sale," which means leftover items from the sale.
Remainder means to sell as leftover items.(verb)
An example of remainder is to sell items leftover from a closed store.
See remainder in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME remaindre < Anglo-Fr substantive use of OFr inf.: see remain
See remainder in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, second party's right of ownership
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman
Origin: , from remeindre, to remain
Origin: , variant of Old French remaindre, remainer; see remain.
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