remainder

Definition

The amount left in an estate or trust after expenses and prior beneficiaries have been paid.

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You need to make sure that you can get rid of the remainder so that you do not have any wasted resources.

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After going to the bank on this rainy Monday afternoon to pay off both the light bill and the cable bill, i had a remainder of just enough for a pack of smokes.

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After my grandfather died, his attorneys went to work determining how much of his trust would be left for me after all his creditors were paid, and how much of a remainder I would get.

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