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Verb (usu participle)


Verb remain has 4 senses


remainv. i. [OF. remaindre, remanoir, L. remanere; pref. re- re- + manere to stay, remain. See Mansion, and cf. Remainder, Remnant.].
  •  To stay behind while others withdraw; to be left after others have been removed or destroyed; to be left after a number or quantity has been subtracted or cut off; to be left as not included or comprised.  [1913 Webster]
    "Gather up the fragments that remain."  [1913 Webster]
    "Of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep."  [1913 Webster]
    "That . . . remains to be proved."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last.  [1913 Webster]
    "Remain a widow at thy father's house."  [1913 Webster]
    "Childless thou art; childless remain."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To continue; stay; wait; tarry; rest; sojourn; dwell; abide; last; endure.
remainv. t. 
     To await; to be left to.  [1913 Webster]
    "The easier conquest now remains thee."  [1913 Webster]
  •  State of remaining; stay.  [1913 Webster]
    "Which often, since my here remain in England,
    I 've seen him do.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is left; relic; remainder; -- chiefly in the plural.  Addison.  [1913 Webster]
    "When this remain of horror has entirely subsided."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is left of a human being after the life is gone; relics; a dead body.  [1913 Webster]
    "Old warriors whose adored remains
    In weeping vaults her hallowed earth contains!
    "  [1913 Webster]


remain, v.intr.
1 be left over after others or other parts have been removed or used or dealt with.
2 be in the same place or condition during further time; continue to exist or stay; be left behind (remained at home; it will remain cold).
3 (foll. by compl.) continue to be (remained calm; remains President).

ME f. OF remain- stressed stem of remanoir or f. OF remaindre ult. f. L remanere (as RE-, manere stay)



abide, balance, be found, be left, be located, be met with, be present, be situated, be still, be there, berth, bide, body, bunk, cadaver, carcass, carry on, cease not, coast, cohabit, continue, continue to be, corpse, debris, defeat time, defy time, detritus, domicile, domiciliate, doss down, drag on, dwell, dwell in, endure, exist, extend, fragments, freeze, go along, go on, hang out, hold, hold on, hold out, hold steady, indwell, inhabit, inhere, jog on, keep, keep going, keep on, keep quiet, last, last long, last out, leavings, leftovers, lie, lie still, linger, live, live on, live through, lodge, maintain, mark time, nest, never cease, not breathe, not stir, occupy, occur, oddments, odds and ends, perch, perdure, perennate, persevere, persist, prevail, remain motionless, remainder, remains, repose, reside, residue, rest, room, roost, run, run on, scraps, slog on, squat, stagger on, stand, stand fast, stand firm, stand still, stay, stay on, stay put, stick, stick around, stick fast, subsist, survive, sustain, tarry, tenant, tide over, traces, tread water, vestiges, wait, wear, wear well




VB exist, be, have being, subsist, live, breathe, stand, obtain, be the case, occur, have place, prevail, find oneself, pass the time, vegetate, consist in, lie in, be comprised in, be contained in, be constituted by, come into existence, arise, come forth, become, bring into existence, abide, continue, endure, last, remain, stay.


VB remain, be left, exceed, survive, leave.


VB continue last endure, go on, remain, persist, intervene, elapse, hold out, take time, take up time, fill time, occupy time, pass time, pass away time, spend time, while away time, consume time, talk against time, tide over, use time, employ time, seize an opportunity, waste time.


VB last, endure, stand, remain, abide, continue, brave a thousand years, tarry, drag on, drag its slow length along, drag a lengthening chain, protract, prolong, spin out, eke out, draw out, lengthen out, temporize, gain time, make time, talk against time, outlast, outlive, survive, live to fight again.


VB let alone, let be, let it be, persist, remain, stay, tarry, rest, stet (copy editing) hold, hold on, last, endure, bide, abide, aby, dwell, maintain, keep, stand, stand still, stand fast, subsist, live, outlive, survive, hold one's ground, keep one's ground, hold one's footing, keep one's footing, hold good.


VB exist in space, be present, assister, make one of, make one at, look on, attend, remain, find oneself, present oneself, show one's face, fall in the way of, occur in a place, lie, stand, occupy, be there, people, inhabit, dwell, reside, stay, sojourn, live, abide, lodge, nestle, roost, perch, take up one's abode, tenant, resort to, frequent, haunt, revisit, fill, pervade, permeate, be diffused, be disseminated, be through, over spread, overrun, run through, meet one at every turn.


VB be quiescent, stand still, lie still, keep quiet, repose, hold the breath, remain, stay, stand, lie to, ride at anchor, remain in situ, tarry, mark time, bring to, heave to, lay to, pull up, draw up, hold, halt, stop, stop short, rest, pause, anchor, cast to an anchor, come to an anchor, rest on one's oars, repose on one's laurels, take breath, stop, stagnate, quieta non movere, let alone, abide, rest and be thankful, keep within doors, stay at home, go to bed, dwell, settle, alight, stick, stick fast, stand like a post, not stir a peg, not stir a step, be at a stand, quell, becalm, hush, stay, lull to sleep, lay an embargo on.

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