What does remains mean?

Definitions for remains

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remains(noun)

    any object that is left unused or still extant

    "I threw out the remains of my dinner"

  2. cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remains(noun)

    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"


  1. remains(Noun)

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

  2. remains(Noun)

    A relic of an ancient building or other structure.

  3. remains(Noun)

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

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


  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.

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dejan Stojanovic:

    God always remains silent.

  2. Lower Lopez:

    We also found human remains.

  3. President Francois Hollande:

    The threat remains very high.

  4. Peter Altmaier:

    It is and remains speculation.

  5. Hedy Kindler:

    This disease remains relevant.

Images & Illustrations of remains

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