An amount of something left over when requirements have been met; an excess of production or supply over demand
a surplus of grain
Goods and equipment that are in excess of the army’s requirements
(In Marxist theory) the excess of value produced by the labor of workers over the wages they are paid
The amount by which the value of a country’s exports exceeds the cost of its imports
The amount of the surplus of a business which arises from sources other than earnings.
The amount by which the value of a country’s exports exceeds that of its imports
The excess of the benefit a consumer gains from purchases of goods over the amount paid for them.
Unused equipment sold by the government