Remain

  • 1 Remain — Re*main (r? m?n ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Remained} ( m?nd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Remaining}.] [OF. remaindre, remanoir, L. remanere; pref. re re + manere to stay, remain. See {Mansion}, and cf. {Remainder}, {Remnant}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To stay… …

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  • 2 Remain — Re*main n. 1. State of remaining; stay. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Which often, since my here remain in England, I ve seen him do. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is left; relic; remainder; chiefly in the plural. The remains of old Rome. Addison.… …

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  • 3 remain — I (continue) verb adhere, be constant, be permanent, be steadfast, be tenacious, carry on, continue, endure, exist, extend, go on, hang on, hold out, keep, keep going, keep on, last, linger, maintain, outlast, outlive, perdure, perpetuate,… …

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  • 4 remain — [ri mān′] vi. [ME remainen < OFr remaindre < L remanere < re , back, behind + manere, to stay: see MANOR] 1. to be left or left over when the rest has been taken away, destroyed, or disposed of in some way 2. a) to stay while others go… …

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  • 5 remain — [v] stay, wait abide, be left, bide, bivouac, bunk*, cling, continue, delay, dwell, endure, freeze, go on, halt, hang, hang out, hold over, hold the fort*, hover, inhabit, keep on, last, linger, live, lodge, make camp, nest, outlast, outlive,… …

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  • 6 Remain — Re*main , v. t. To await; to be left to. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] The easier conquest now remains thee. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 remain — *stay, wait, abide, tarry, linger Antonyms: depart …

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  • 8 remain — ► VERB 1) be in the same place or condition during further time. 2) continue to be: he remained alert. 3) be left over after others or other parts have been completed, used, or dealt with. ORIGIN Latin remanere, from manere to stay …

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  • 9 remain — 01. All that [remained] after Larry left the room was the smell of his cigar. 02. People with HIV can [remain] in good health for years. 03. The Prime Minister is expected to [remain] in office until the end of the year, at which time he will… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 10 remain — re|main W1S1 [rıˈmeın] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: remaindre, from Latin remanere, from manere to stay ] 1.) [I always + adverb/preposition, linking verb] to continue to be in the same state or condition ▪ Please remain seated until …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 remain — {{11}}remain (n.) those left over or surviving, late 15c., from REMAIN (Cf. remain) (v.). But the more usual noun form in English has been REMAINDER (Cf. remainder) except in remains, euphemism for corpse, attested from c.1700, from mortal… …

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  • 12 remain — v. 1) (D; intr.) to remain of (did anything remain of the wreckage?) 2) (B) that remains to be seen 3) (S) she remained a widow for the rest of her life; to remain silent * * * [rɪ meɪn] to remain silent (E) that remains to be seen (S) she… …

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  • 13 remain — [[t]rɪme͟ɪn[/t]] ♦ remains, remaining, remained 1) V LINK If someone or something remains in a particular state or condition, they stay in that state or condition and do not change. [V adj] The three men remained silent... [V adj] The situation… …

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  • 14 remain */*/*/ — UK [rɪˈmeɪn] / US verb Word forms remain : present tense I/you/we/they remain he/she/it remains present participle remaining past tense remained past participle remained 1) [linking verb] to continue to be in a particular situation or condition… …

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  • 15 Remain EP — Infobox Album | Name = Remain EP Type = EP Artist = José González Released = January 21, 2004 Recorded = Genre = Folk Length = 11:47 Label = Imperial Producer = José González Reviews = Chronology = José González EP Last album = Crosses EP (2003)… …

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  • 16 remain — /ri mayn /, v.i. 1. to continue in the same state; continue to be as specified: to remain at peace. 2. to stay behind or in the same place: to remain at home; I ll remain here when you go to the airport. 3. to be left after the removal, loss,… …

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  • 17 remain — re|main [ rı meın ] verb *** 1. ) linking verb to continue to be in a particular situation or condition: The dictator has remained in power for over 20 years. The economy remains fragile. a ) to continue to be something, even after a long period… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 remain — /rI meIn/ verb 1 (intransitive always + adv/prep, linking verb) to continue to be in the same state or condition: Would the audience please remain seated? | La Strada remains one of Fellini s best films. | The Government remained in power for… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 remain — verb 1) the problem will remain Syn: continue to exist, endure, last, abide, carry on, persist, stay, stay around, prevail, survive, live on 2) he remained in the hospital Syn: stay …

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  • 20 remain — I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French remaindre, from Latin remanēre, from re + manēre to remain more at mansion Date: 14th century 1. a. to be a part not destroyed, taken, or used up < only a few ruins remain > b. to… …

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