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Synonyms for residue
ˈrɛz ɪˌdu, -ˌdyuresidue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. residuenoun

    matter that remains after something has been removed

    remainder, rest, residuum, residual, balance

  2. remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, restnoun

    something left after other parts have been taken away

    "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"

    remainder, relief, counterbalance, end, quietus, difference, relaxation, symmetry, equaliser, residual, ease, balance, proportion, residuum, rest, repose, equalizer, counterweight, rest period, eternal sleep, sleep, counterpoise, equilibrium, remnant, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, oddment, balance wheel, proportionality, eternal rest, respite

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  1. filtride

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. residuenoun

    remainder, rest, remnant, residuum, BALANCE

  2. residuenoun

    (Law.) surplus (of a testator's estate), excess, overplus

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. residuenoun

    remainder, remnant, residuum, rest, balance, surplus, excess

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "residue":

    residues, tailings, residuum, residuals, waste, residual, debris

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  1. Branch Rickey:

    Luck is the residue of design.

  2. Jurnee Smollett-Bell:

    There's still a really divisive residue in our nation that's called racism and prejudice and oppression and sexism.

  3. Amiya Powell:

    It's interesting how everyone you come in contact with leaves a residue on you. The interaction stays with you forever, becomes a part of you, and changes you whether you like it or not. The Rabbit Hole

  4. Olli Heinonen:

    You can repaint, and pour concrete, to hide radioactive residue or simulate the tests with non-nuclear material.

  5. Chairani Rachmatullah:

    Eventually the machinery gets clogged with residue like slagging causing blockages, and then it breaks down.

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    A synonym of "dry"
    • A. juiceless
    • B. sodden
    • C. drippy
    • D. steamy

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