Definitions For Remainder


  • A piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
  • The number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend
  • The part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor
  • Something left after other parts have been taken away
  • The part that is left when the other people or things are gone, used, etc.
  • The number that is left when one number is subtracted from another number
  • The number that is left over when one number does not divide evenly into another number


  • Sell cheaply as remainders
  • To sell (a book) at a reduced price because not many copies are being sold and no more copies will be produced

Is Remainder a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Remainder is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Remainder in a Sentence

  • 2 subtracted from 5 gives a remainder of 3.
  • 5 goes into 29 five times with a remainder of 4.
  • The book did not sell well and ended up being remaindered.

Synonyms for Remainder

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