Residue and Rest


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Residue noun – A remaining group or portion.
Usage example: the residue of our Thanksgiving feast consisted of a denuded turkey carcass and a couple rolls

Rest is a synonym for residue in remainder topic. In some cases you can use "Rest" instead a noun "Residue", when it comes to topics like quantity, remnant, leftover, leftover part. popular alternative
Nearby Words: residuum, residual, residuary
Synonyms for Residue


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Rest noun – A remaining group or portion.
Usage example: can you hand me the rest of those papers?

Residue is a synonym for rest in remainder topic. You can use "Residue" instead a noun "Rest", if it concerns topics such as quantity, remnant, leftover, remainder of something. popular alternative
Nearby Words: restless, rested, restive, resting, restful
Synonyms for Rest

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