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

2 senses of residue

Sense 1
residue -- (matter that remains after something has been removed)
       => matter -- (that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it")

Sense 2
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")
       => part, portion, component part, component, constituent -- (something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton")

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