stay, remain, rest(verb)
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(verb)
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"
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(verb)
"The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
State of remaining; stay.
That which is left; relic; remainder; -- chiefly in the plural.
remains: That which is left of a human being after the life is gone; relics; a dead body.
The posthumous works or productions, especially literary works of one who is dead.
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.
To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last.
To await; to be left to.
To continue in a state of being.
The light remained red for two full minutes.
Origin: remainen, from remain, stressed stem of remanoir, from remanere, maneo, from men-.
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
to continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last
to await; to be left to
state of remaining; stay
that which is left; relic; remainder; -- chiefly in the plural
that which is left of a human being after the life is gone; relics; a dead body
the posthumous works or productions, esp. literary works, of one who is dead; as, Cecil's
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-mān′, v.i. to stay or be left behind: to continue in the same place: to be left after or out of a greater number: to continue in an unchanged form or condition: to last.—n. stay: abode: what is left, esp. in pl. Remains′, a corpse: the literary productions of one dead.—n. Remain′der, that which remains or is left behind after the removal of a part: the balance: an interest in an estate to come into effect after a certain other event happens: that which remains of an edition when the sale of a book has practically ceased.—adj. left over. [O. Fr. remaindre—L. remanēre—re-, back, manēre, to stay.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The quantity of stores left on charge for survey, after a voyage.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'remain' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1101
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'remain' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2608
Rank popularity for the word 'remain' in Verbs Frequency: #83
airmen, Mainer, marine, Marine
The numerical value of remain in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of remain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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- بقى, بقي, مكث, يبقىArabic
- quedar-se, restarCatalan, Valencian
- zůstat, zbýtCzech
- bleiben, übrigbleiben, zurückbleibenGerman
- quedar, quedarse, sobrar, estar, permanecerSpanish
- بازماندن, پایداشتن, استوار بودن, ماندنPersian
- pysyä, jäädä, jäädä jäljelle, olla jäljelläFinnish
- rester, demeurer, resteFrench
- 残る, 居残る, 留まる, とどまるJapanese
- چاوهڕێ, مانهوه, مایهوهKurdish
- sto, teneo, remaneo, sedeo, maneoLatin
- blijven, achterblijven, resterenDutch
- resto, remanescer, ficar, permanecer, resquício, continuar, sobrar, esperar, restarPortuguese
- оставаться, остатьсяRussian
- obstati, ostatiSlovene
- kvarlämnas, kvarbliva, stanna kvar, kvarvara, bli kvar, återstå, kvarståSwedish
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