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Synonyms of 'residue'

(noun) 
Definition
what is left over after something has been removed
She loaded the residue of lunch onto a tray.
Synonyms
remainder
He gulped down the remainder of his coffee.
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remnant
the remnants of Roman flooring
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leftovers
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rest
The rest is thrown away.
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balance
They were due to pay the balance on delivery.
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residuum

Additional synonyms

in the sense of balance
Definition
a difference between such totals
They were due to pay the balance on delivery.
Synonyms
outstanding amount
in the sense of remnant
Definition
a surviving trace or vestige
the remnants of Roman flooring
Synonyms
in the sense of rest
Definition
something left
The rest is thrown away.
Synonyms
remnants,
others,
leftovers,
residuum

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