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Synonyms for residual

Noun

1. remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest, part, portion, component part, component, constituent
usage: something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"
2. residual, payment
usage: (often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing; "he could retire on his residuals"

Adjective

1. residual, residuary
usage: relating to or indicating a remainder; "residual quantity"
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