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〔 rI`mєnz 〕


〔 riˋmєinz 〕

Overview of noun remains

The noun remains has 2 senses

  • remains -- (any object that is left unused or still extant; "I threw out the remains of my dinner")

  • cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remains -- (the dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay")

Overview of verb remain

The verb remain has 4 senses

  • stay, remain, rest -- (stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week")

  • stay, stay on, continue, remain -- (continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year")

  • remain -- (be left; of persons, questions, problems, results, evidence, etc.; "There remains the question of who pulled the trigger"; "Carter remains the only President in recent history under whose Presidency the U.S. did not fight a war")

  • persist, remain, stay -- (stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up")