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Remain vs. Remains

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Remainnoun

That which is left; relic; remainder.

Remainsnoun

What is left after a person (or any organism) dies; a corpse.

‘They buried the remains of their longtime friend in the town cemetery.’; ‘The victim's remains were one small piece of bone.’;

Remainnoun

(in the plural) That which is left of a human being after the life is gone; relics; a dead body.

Remainsnoun

Historical or archaeological relics.

Remainnoun

Posthumous works or productions, especially literary works.

Remainsnoun

The extant writings of a deceased person.

‘To his great intellectual powers his published remains bear abundant witness.’;

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Remainnoun

(obsolete) State of remaining; stay.

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.’;

Remainverb

To stay behind while others withdraw; to be left after others have been removed or destroyed; to be left after a number or quantity has been subtracted or cut off; to be left as not included or comprised.

Remainsnoun

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Remainverb

To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last.

‘There was no food in the house, so I had to remain hungry.’;

Remainsnoun

any object that is left unused or still extant;

‘I threw out the remains of my dinner’;

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Remainverb

To await; to be left to.

Remainsnoun

the dead body of a human being

Remainverb

(copulative) To continue in a state of being.

‘The light remained red for two full minutes.’;

Remainverb

To stay behind while others withdraw; to be left after others have been removed or destroyed; to be left after a number or quantity has been subtracted or cut off; to be left as not included or comprised.

‘Gather up the fragments that remain.’; ‘Of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep.’; ‘That . . . remains to be proved.’;

Remainverb

To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last.

‘Remain a widow at thy father's house.’; ‘Childless thou art; childless remain.’;

Remainverb

To await; to be left to.

‘The easier conquest now remains thee.’;

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Remainnoun

State of remaining; stay.

‘Which often, since my here remain in England,I 've seen him do.’;

Remainnoun

That which is left; relic; remainder; - chiefly in the plural.

‘When this remain of horror has entirely subsided.’;

Remainnoun

That which is left of a human being after the life is gone; relics; a dead body.

‘Old warriors whose adored remainsIn weeping vaults her hallowed earth contains!’;

Remainnoun

The posthumous works or productions, esp. literary works, of one who is dead; as, Cecil's

Remainverb

stay the same; remain in a certain state;

‘The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it’; ‘rest assured’; ‘stay alone’; ‘He remained unmoved by her tears’; ‘The bad weather continued for another week’;

Remainverb

continue in a place, position, or situation;

‘After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser’; ‘Stay with me, please’; ‘despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year’; ‘She continued as deputy mayor for another year’;

Remainverb

be left; of persons, questions, problems, results, evidence, etc.;

‘There remains the question of who pulled the trigger’; ‘Carter remains the only President in recent history under whose Presidency the U.S. did not fight a war’;

Remainverb

stay behind;

‘The smell stayed in the room’; ‘The hostility remained long after they made up’;

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