Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun remnant

2 senses of remnant

Sense 1
leftover, remnant -- (a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists)
       => remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest -- (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")

Sense 2
end, remainder, remnant, oddment -- (a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold)
       => piece of cloth, piece of material -- (a separate part consisting of fabric)

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