Remnant - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈremnənt|  American pronunciation of the word remnant
Brit.  |ˈrɛmnənt|  British pronunciation of the word remnant

noun

- a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists (syn: leftover)
- a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold (syn: end, oddment, remainder)

Examples

Remnants go on sale next week.

...sailed home with just a remnant of the colony's original population aboard...

The remnants of a meal stood on the table.

Our remnant packages consist of over 2 yards of 100% cotton fabric.

a tattered remnant of its former strength

Word forms

noun
singular: remnant
plural: remnants
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