What does remains mean?

Definitions for remains
re·mains

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remainsnoun

    any object that is left unused or still extant

    "I threw out the remains of my dinner"

  2. cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remainsnoun

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. remainsnoun

    What is left after a person (or any organism) dies; a corpse.

  2. remainsnoun

    A relic of an ancient building or other structure.

  3. remainsnoun

    All that is left of the stock of some things; remnants.

    He couldn't bring himself to eat the remains of the chicken dinner.

Freebase

  1. Remains

    Remains is the sixth album by the band Annihilator. It was released in 1997. All instruments were performed by Jeff Waters following the dissolution of the previous line-up. However, John Bates and Dave Steele make an appearance on "No Love" on guitars and vocals respectively, with Steele also appearing on "Wind". The album features a more industrial-oriented sound and also features a drum machine.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'remains' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1336

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'remains' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3838

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'remains' in Nouns Frequency: #2359

Anagrams for remains »

  1. marines, Marines

  2. seminar

  3. Mainers

  4. Marines

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of remains in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of remains in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of remains in a Sentence

  1. Takeshi Minami:

    Big manufacturers appear a bit cautious about the outlook, probably due to uncertainty over China. But it's not as if they are all gloomy since U.S. demand remains strong, capital expenditure plans remain fairly strong, so I don't think we need to be too pessimistic about the economy.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A wife likes to have only a spouse who remains all throughout a meek mouse of the house; and the day he begins to roar like a lion, rest assured she will drive him out to occupy her husband’s den.

  3. The District:

    This is a difficult time for our organization, however our goal remains to provide the highest level of public safety to the residents of Santa Clara County, the hundreds of men and women who represent the Sheriff's Office will continue to serve our community with compassion, honesty and integrity.

  4. Steven Dooley:

    The market will be looking for signs the Fed remains comfortable with the current state of policy, the markets will also want to hear details about the eventual end of the Fed's balance sheet reduction program.

  5. Rizal Sukma:

    Indonesia's willingness as an honest broker remains the same.

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