Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
late Middle English from French, stemming from the Latin vestigium "footprint"
Synonyms
    1.
  • token
  • trace
  • remains
  • hint
    2.
  • relic
  • remnant
  • residue
Antonyms
    1.
  • unavailable
    2.
  • present
  • modernity
Definition
1. a surviving evidence or remainder of some condition, practice, etc.
2. a mark, trace, or visible evidence of something that is no longer present or in existence
Examples
1. A) This looks to be the vestige of an ancient Roman solar cult, transposed to the modern age. B) Don't worry about the runny nose for now, it's just a vestige of the cold lingering on.
2. A) The pan was lined with a burnt vestige of the casserole from this morning. B) We watched the last vestige of the party, the confetti, sail away in the wind like flower petals.
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