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Synonyms for remainingre·main·ing

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  1. remainingadjective

    left, surviving, rest, balance

  2. remainingnoun

    An act or occurrence by which someone or something remains

    May I have the only remaining cake?

    left, surviving, balance, rest

  3. remainingnoun


    rest, balance

Princeton's WordNet

  1. leftover, left over(p), left(p), odd, remaining, unexpendedadjective

    not used up

    "leftover meatloaf"; "she had a little money left over so she went to a movie"; "some odd dollars left"; "saved the remaining sandwiches for supper"; "unexpended provisions"

    exhausted, spent

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  1. remainingadjective

    residual, remanent, remainder

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "remaining":

    residual, other, outstanding, pending, surplus, remnant, staying, rest, remainder

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  1. Antony Blinken:

    Remaining political prisoners must be released and human rights protected for all, no matter what their ethnicity or religion.

  2. Greg Barker:

    We are seeking an extension of the general license to allow us the time to put together the remaining building blocs in order to present a finalised proposal to the U.S. government by mid summer.

  3. Siobhan Morden:

    I don't think the market wants any more issuance in the remaining months of the Kirchner administration, if there is a legal threat that will cause them to hesitate (to issue), that will provide some natural stability.

  4. Paul Ryan:

    We have heard from the campaign, but the two have not yet spoken, we expect the speaker to be in touch with all the remaining candidates soon to discuss our efforts to build a bold conservative policy agenda for 2017.

  5. Norman Mailer:

    There was that law of life, so cruel and so just, that one must grow or else pay more for remaining the same.

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