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.
To be in a specific state of being.
They always did remain healthy as they jogged every day.Submitted by MaryC on December 22, 2019
To choose to stay on planet earth to live, evolve and learn eternally.
We chose to remain as we love the idea of being on this amazing planet.Submitted by MaryC on December 14, 2019
Song lyrics by remain -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by remain on the Lyrics.com website.
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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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