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  • adj.remaining, excess
  • nounremainder, remains

synonyms for leftover

  • extra
  • residual
  • unused
  • surplus
  • unconsumed
  • uneaten
  • untouched
  • unwanted
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antonyms for leftover

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  • core
  • main
  • principle
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This got rid of almost everything except hair, bones and other food leftovers.
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This caused the mail to pile up in distribution centers so badly that workers had to start loading leftover mail into trailers and bringing them out to the parking lot.
MORNING REPORT: LOCAL POST OFFICE OPERATIONS CLAM UPVOICE OF SAN DIEGOAUGUST 28, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
This caused the mail to pile up in distribution centers so badly that workers had to start loading leftover mail into trailers and bringing them out to the parking lot, he said.
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We first told you last year about how “solidarity fridges” took off in Paris, with businesses and community members putting their leftovers into fridges for anyone to take.
SUNDAY MAGAZINE: A WORLD IN NEEDDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 16, 2020OZY
As it was messily gobbling up matter, the leftovers from that meal could have flowed out to make the bubbles.
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A can of asparagus, a leftover from the housekeeping of the spring, was unearthed.
MOLLY BROWN OF KENTUCKYNELL SPEED
Ross swallowed a very dry mouthful of grain and then stooped to scoop up some leftover snow in the shadow of a tree root.
THE TIME TRADERSANDRE NORTON
Faith can have all the jelly she wants, and you can make the leftover seeds up in jam, can't you?
AT THE LITTLE BROWN HOUSERUTH ALBERTA BROWN
So may oatmeal or other leftover breakfast cereals, as well as mashed potatoes, be used.
MRS. WILSON'S COOK BOOKMARY A. WILSON
Leftover meats and vegetables may be turned into palatable food with just a little time and energy.
MRS. WILSON'S COOK BOOKMARY A. WILSON
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WORDS RELATED TO LEFTOVER

  • at the call
  • elective
  • facultative
  • judge and jury
  • leftover
  • nonmandatory
  • nonobligatory
  • open
  • optional
  • unrestricted
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