1 being the remaining one or ones of several; "tried to sell the remaining books"
2 not used up; "leftover meatloaf"; "she had a little money left over so she went to a movie"; "some odd dollars left"; "saved the remaining sandwiches for supper"; "unexpended provisions" [syn: leftover, left over(p), left(p), odd, unexpended]
- Rhymes: -eɪnɪŋ
- present participle of remain
- action of the verb to remain
- that remains, especially after something else has been removed
- May I have the only remaining cake?
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