los restos
-the rests
See the entry for resto.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (what is left)
a. rest
Haz lo que tengas que hacer, y olvídate del resto.Do what you have to do, and forget about the rest.
Solo quiero un sorbo. Tú puedes beber el resto.I just want a sip. You can drink the rest.
b. remainder
El resto de la torta está en el frigorífico.The remainder of the cake is in the fridge.
2. (mathematics)
a. remainder
¿Si dividimos 27 por 9, qué es el resto?If we divide 27 by 9, what is the remainder?
3. (sports)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. return
Este tenista tiene uno de los restos más potentes de la historia del deporte.This tennis player has one of the strongest returns in the history of the game.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (remainder)
a. remains
Visitamos los restos del templo antiguo durante nuestras vacaciones.We visited the remains of the ancient temple on our vacation.
b. leftovers (of food)
El perro está devorando los restos de comida.The dog is devouring the leftovers.
c. wreckage (of an accident)
La caja negra fue encontrada a 100 metros de los restos del avión.The black box was found 100 meters away from the wreckage of the airplane.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
el restothe rest
el resto se fue a bailarthe rest (of them) went dancing
me da igual lo que opine el restoI don't care what the rest of them think o what the others think
2. (fig)
echar el restoto do one's utmost
restos mortalesmortal remains
3. (en tenis)
a. return (of serve)
al resto, JiménezJiménez to return
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1 (lo que queda) rest; (Matemáticas) remainder
yo haré el resto I'll do the rest; no hace falta que te cuente el resto I don't need to tell you the rest
para los restos
yo me quedo aquí para los restos I'm staying here for good
2 restos [de edificio, muralla] remains; [de comida] leftovers; scraps; [de avión, naufragio] wreckage
; (s)
(escombros) debris
; (s)
; (s)
restos de edición remainders
restos de serie leftovers; remainders
restos humanos human remains
restos mortales (mortal) remains
3 (Dep) (devolución de pelota) return (of service); (jugador) receiver
estar al resto to receive
4 (apuesta) stake
echar el resto (apostar) to stake all one's money; (esforzarse al máximo) to do one's utmost; echar el resto por hacer algo to go all out to do sth; do one's utmost to do sth
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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