What does remains mean?

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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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  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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  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. Golf Australia:

    Many golf clubs around Australia have either re-opened, or are considering doing so, after recent state and territory-specific rulings or directives, golf Australia... remains of the view that golf is a non-essential activity, a view which sits comfortably with the current Federal Government directive and rules to' stay at home' unless absolutely necessary.

  2. Barack Obama:

    We are a nation built on the rule of law and so we need to accept that this decision was the grand jury's to make, we need to recognize that the situation in Ferguson speaks to broader challenges that we still face as a nation. The fact remains that in too many parts of this country a deep distrust exists between police and communities of color.

  3. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    This is a supreme security interest of ours. I was not willing to compromise on it. This interest is essential to prevent the force-buildup by Hamas and it remains as has been and is.

  4. RVM:

    Simple things make us Happy but we pursue the complicated. We get caught in a maze and Happiness remains a Distant Dream.

  5. Haley Brink:

    Nearly 100 daily record highs are in jeopardy over the weekend, and even more record heat is expected next week as the heat remains locked over much of the western half of the country.

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