Definitions of "surplus"
  1. The leftover quantity when a specific requirement or need is met
  2. The remaining amount when the total income exceeds the total expenses
  3. The remaining value of a person's or entity's assets after all debts have been paid off
  4. The amount of a corporation's net worth that exceeds the stated value of its shares of stock
How to use "surplus" in a sentence
  1. After covering all production costs, the company's surplus was quite significant.
  2. By carefully managing their finances, the Smith family was able to generate a surplus each year.
  3. The investor quickly determined the company's surplus by subtracting liabilities from assets.

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