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1a part, number, or quantity that is left over:leave a few mushrooms for garnish and slice the remainder a part that is still to come:the remainder of the year the number that is left over in a division in which one quantity does not exactly divide another:23 divided by 3 is 7, remainder 2 a copy of a book left unsold when demand has fallen.
2 Law an interest in an estate that becomes effective in possession only when a prior interest (devised at the same time) ends.
verb [with object]
dispose of (a book left unsold) at a reduced price:titles are being remaindered increasingly quickly to save on overheads