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remain

re·main

remain

 
 
pronunciation:
rih meIn
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: remained, remaining, remains
definition 1: to continue without a change in quality or state.
Even after their divorce they remained friendly.The doctor told him to remain in bed and get some rest.The old house was shut up and remained so for years.
synonyms:
abide, continue, dwell, last, persist, stay
similar words:
bide, endure, hold, linger, obtain, persevere, rest, rest, stand, subsist
definition 2: to stay or be left in the same place after others have gone.
We remained by the car while the others hitchhiked into town.Out of all those oranges we bought, only two remain.
synonyms:
abide, linger, stay, tarry
antonyms:
depart
similar words:
survive, wait
definition 3: to be left as still to be seen, said, or in some way acted upon.
Who will win remains to be seen.Three trees remain to be planted.
similar words:
abide, exist
Word Builder: remain +
  • remainder:
    something that remains after other things have been taken away.
  • remaining:
    left behind.