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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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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. Mainers

  2. marines

  3. Marines

  4. seminar

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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. Ray Attrill:

    Nothing has happened in the last 24 hours to dissuade us from the view that we are headed in the direction of an Article 50 delay, a softer Brexit or no Brexit, but it remains too soon to be buying sterling with your ears pinned back.

  2. Marty Coyne:

    We have always maintained that our previous MEADS offer for the ... programme remains valid.

  3. Elizabeth Buse:

    Monitise remains on track to become EBITDA profitable in FY 2016.

  4. Dan Gettinger:

    The questions that remains to be seen is whether a drone attack will ever be considered strategically more effective than other forms of terrorism.

  5. Severin Schwan:

    We have started the year with strong sales growth, driven by the newly launched products in our pharmaceuticals division, demand for our new medicines remains high.

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