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Remains vs. Remnant

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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.’;

Remnantnoun

The small portion remaining of a larger thing or group.

Remainsnoun

Historical or archaeological relics.

Remnantnoun

The remaining fabric at the end of the bolt.

‘Usually not enough to make an entire project by itself, remnants of several fabrics can be used to make quilts.’;

Remainsnoun

The extant writings of a deceased person.

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

Remnantnoun

An unsold end of piece goods, as cloth, ribbons, carpets, etc.

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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.’;

Remnantadjective

(archaic) Remaining; still left.

Remainsnoun

(rare) lang=en

Remnantadjective

Remaining; yet left.

‘And quiet dedicate her remnant lifeTo the just duties of an humble wife.’;

Remainsnoun

any object that is left unused or still extant;

‘I threw out the remains of my dinner’;

Remnantnoun

That which remains after a part is removed, destroyed, used up, performed, etc.; residue.

‘The remnant that are left of the captivity.’; ‘The remnant of my tale is of a lengthTo tire your patience.’;

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Remainsnoun

the dead body of a human being

Remnantnoun

A small portion; a slight trace; a fragment; a little bit; a scrap.

‘Some odd quirks and remnants of wit.’;

Remnantnoun

An unsold end of piece goods, as cloth, ribbons, carpets, etc.

Remnantnoun

a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists

Remnantnoun

a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold

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