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Synonyms for remnant
ˈrɛm nəntrem·nant

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Wiktionary

  1. remnantnoun

    An unsold end of piece goods, as cloth, ribbons, carpets, etc.

    Synonyms:
    remains

  2. remnantnoun

    Synonyms:
    relic, residue, remainder

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. remnant

    A memorial is that which is intended or fitted to bring to remembrance something that has passed away; it may be vast and stately. On the other hand, a slight token of regard may be a cherished memorial of a friend; either a concrete object or an observance may be a memorial. A vestige is always slight compared with that whose existence it recalls; as, scattered mounds containing implements, weapons, etc., are vestiges of a former civilization. A vestige is always a part of that which has passed away; a trace may be merely the mark made by something that has been present or passed by, and that is still existing, or some slight evidence of its presence or of the effect it has produced; as, traces of game were observed by the hunter. Compare CHARACTERISTIC.

    Synonyms:
    footmark, footprint, footstep, impression, mark, memorial, remains, sign, token, trace, track, trail, vestige

Princeton's WordNet

  1. leftover, remnantnoun

    a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists

    Synonyms:
    remainder, leftover, oddment, end

  2. end, remainder, remnant, oddmentnoun

    a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold

    Synonyms:
    residue, goal, remainder, peculiarity, terminal, last, conclusion, difference, end, curio, ending, residual, balance, rarity, residuum, rest, destruction, curiosity, oddity, death, closing, close, final stage, oddment, leftover

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. remnantnoun

    Synonyms:
    residue, scrap, fragment, remainder, piece, remains

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "remnant":

    vestige, relic, residual, relict, remaining, hangover

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How to use remnant in a sentence?

  1. Fellowship Church:

    Remnant Fellowship Leaders lost May 29, 2021 were some of the finest and most loving people that you would ever come across. During this horrible tragedy, our church would greatly appreciate prayers.

  2. Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux:

    If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.

  3. Donald S. McAlvaney:

    In every declining civilization there is a small ‘remnant’ of people who adhere to the right against the wrong, who recognize the difference between good and evil and who will take an active stand for the former and against the latter; who can still think and discern and who will courageously take a stand against the political, social, moral, and spiritual rot or decay of their day.

  4. Andy Levinson:

    Each day you have less remnant viral particles in your body, if someone is taking a swab, it could be negative, and another day they could catch particles. It's conceivable his positive result was related to that, particularly in a subsequent test.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I had a decision to make. Do we do a good job with Obamacare -- a remnant of Obamacare ? Or do we do a bad job ? If I do a bad job, well there you can blame Obama and the Democrats. If we do a good job, they'll get a little bit more credit, but it's still very faulty, it doesn't work and it's too expensive. And I told our great secretary( of Health and Human Services) Alex Azar,' Don't do a good job. Do a great job.'.


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