Leftover is a synonym of remainder.
As adjectives the difference between leftover and remainder
is that leftover
is remaining; left behind; extra; in reserve while remainder
As nouns the difference between leftover and remainder
is that leftover
is something left behind; an excess or remainder while remainder
is a part or parts remaining after some has/have been removed.
As a verb remainder is
(commerce) to mark or declare items left unsold as subject to reduction in price.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* left over, left-over
Remaining; left behind; extra; in reserve.
(chiefly, in the plural, usually, of food) Remaining after a meal is complete or eaten for a later meal or snack.
- Do you want some of the leftover supplies from the event?
- I have some leftover spaghetti in the fridge, so I don't plan to cook tonight.
- Not leftovers again.
* When used after a verb (as part of a predicate phrase), use two separate words:
*: I can walk for miles and still have energy left over.
Something left behind; an excess or remainder.
- It's a leftover from yesterday, but it's still perfectly good.
- The entire wheel of cheese is a leftover from the party.
* R (mathematics)
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.
(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 .
- Thirdly, I continue to attempt to interdigitate the taxa in our flora with taxa of the remainder of the world.
- ''17 leaves a remainder of 2 when divided by 3.
(mathematics) The number left over after a simple subtraction
- ''11 divided by 2 is 5 remainder 1.
(commerce) Excessive stock items left unsold and subject to reduction in price.
- ''10 minus 4 leaves a remainder of 6
(legal) An estate in expectancy which only comes in its heir's possession after an estate created by the same instrument has been determined
- ''I got a really good price on this shirt because it was a remainder .
* (a part or parts remaining) remnant, residue, rest
* contingent remainder
* addition, summation: (augend) + (addend) = (summand) × (summand) = (sum, total)
* subtraction: (minuend) ? (subtrahend) = (difference)
* multiplication: (multiplier) × (multiplicand) = (factor) × (factor) = (product)
* division: (dividend) ÷ (divisor) = (quotient), remainder left over if divisor does not divide dividend
(commerce) To mark or declare items left unsold as subject to reduction in price.
- ''The bookstore remaindered the unsold copies of that book at the end of summer at a reduced price.