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"

Wiktionary

  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.

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.

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

How to pronounce remains?

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How to say remains in sign language?

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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. Gennadiy Goldberg:

    The report suggests that the housing market remains on a somewhat rocky footing as data remains quite choppy.

  2. Phil Scott:

    This bill has been carefully crafted … to confirm Vermont remains compliant with federal law, that we would not be established as a sanctuary state, and to address the needs and recommendations of our law enforcement partners.

  3. Lion Shahab:

    For now, linking a rise in malignant brain tumors to mobile phone usage remains speculative and should not detract from encouraging lifestyle changes which are known to reduce cancer risk, such as adopting a healthy diet, reducing alcohol consumption and stopping smoking.

  4. Chris Ferreri:

    Liquidity in the Treasury market is now bifurcated; there remains ample liquidity for the six benchmark bonds but rapidly declining liquidity in the hundreds of off the runs, the Treasury market needs a fully functioning curve to retain its position as a rates standard. Without a standard, you run the risk of further decrease in activity and liquidity.

  5. George Santayana:

    Happiness is the only sanction of life where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.

Images & Illustrations of remains

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