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Definition of "remain" []

  • To continue in the same state or condition: These matters remain in doubt. (verb-intransitive)
  • To continue to be in the same place; stay or stay behind: We are remaining at home. (verb-intransitive)
  • To be left after the removal, loss, passage, or destruction of others: Only a few trees remain. See Synonyms at stay1. (verb-intransitive)
  • To be left as still to be dealt with: A cure remains to be found. (verb-intransitive)
  • To endure or persist. (verb-intransitive)
  • To stay behind or in the same place (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To continue to be (verb)
  • To be left, as after use, consumption, the passage of time, etc (verb)
  • To be left to be done, said, etc (verb)

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Use "remain" in a sentence
  • "I will remain _if_ (_give_ or _grant that fact_) he will (_remain_.) _But_ comes from the Saxon verb _beon-utan_, to be-out."
  • "String remain = showTextPane. getText (); showTextPane. setText (remain+ "您说: \r" +SendInfo+ "\r");"
  • "Letting his name remain on the list of Virginia delegates was one thing; going to Philadelphia was another."