View definitions for residual


adjective as in leftover

Discover More

Example Sentences

“I made it work with my little residual checks for a year and then I ended up moving into my sister’s garage for six years,” he admitted.

While it’s possible to be successful trading currency, when people realize how difficult it is to learn, she says, they turn to signing people up instead so that they can receive the residual income.

From Fortune

Low residual value — the amount cars are worth after a few years of ownership — was one of many factors holding back wider adoption of EVs.

From Fortune

Finally, the model randomly applies some residual, state-specific error in each state.

If they’re a qualified candidate for a prosthetic, Unlimited Tomorrow sends them a 3D scanner, which they use to scan their residual limb.

There is a lot of residual concern that Lizard Squad was able to get even this far.

Then deal with the host of significant residual issues starting with the Dream Act kids.

Was it wise for the US to leave Iraq without even a residual force in place?

I thought I could feel something, but it was hard to tell if it was residual tingling from the massage or magic on the path.

Defense Department officials initially suggested a sizable residual force, with estimates ranging from 16,000 to 24,000 troops.

As we flung them into an empty chamber, I turned the burden face down, and on the back were two thin wisps of residual wings.

The quantity that can under no circumstances be expelled (residual air) is about 100 cubic inches.

What remains in the lungs, amounting to about 100 cubic inches, is called the residual air.

A residual product of this dish is a sort of hard-bake toffee, formed by the leakage of jam from the chupatties.

The magnetism remaining in the iron after the current stops is called the residual magnetism.


Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for muddle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to residual, such as: continuing, enduring, lingering, balance, extra, and net.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.