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 Dictionary entry overview: What does residuary mean? 

RESIDUARY (adjective)
  The adjective RESIDUARY has 2 senses:

1. entitled to the residue of an estate (after payment of debts and specific gifts)
2. relating to or indicating a remainder

  Familiarity information: RESIDUARY used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

RESIDUARY (adjective)

Sense 1residuary [BACK TO TOP]


Entitled to the residue of an estate (after payment of debts and specific gifts)

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

the residuary part of the estate / the residuary beneficiary

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


residuum (something left after other parts have been taken away)

Sense 2residuary [BACK TO TOP]


Relating to or indicating a remainder

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)


residual; residuary

Context example:

residual quantity


residue (matter that remains after something has been removed)

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