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remain

re·main

remain

 
pronunciation:
rih meIn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: remained, remaining, remains
definition 1: to go on being; continue in a particular way without a change.
He remained quiet all afternoon.After a week in the hospital, the patient remains very ill.
synonyms:
abide, last, persist, stay
similar words:
endure, hold, linger, rest, stand
definition 2: to stay or be left in the same place after others have gone.
I will remain here while you go to the store.
synonyms:
linger, stay
antonyms:
depart
similar words:
survive, wait
definition 3: to be left.
Who will win remains to be seen.There are some mistakes in your work that remain to be corrected.
similar words:
abide, exist
Word Builder: remain +
  • remainder:
    something that remains after other things have been taken away.
  • remaining:
    left behind.