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