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The Meaning of remain

  • (v. i.) 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.
  • (v. i.) To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last.
  • (v. t.) To await; to be left to.
  • (n.) State of remaining; stay.
  • (n.) That which is left; relic; remainder; -- chiefly in the plural.
  • (n.) That which is left of a human being after the life is gone; relics; a dead body.
  • (n.) The posthumous works or productions, esp. literary works, of one who is dead; as, Cecil's

Synonyms

breathe , quell , delay , bide , stick , pillow , stay , repose , last out , perch , ride out , persist , catch one's breath , rest , appease , lie , take a breather , reside , stick around , abide , stay on , stay put , outride , continue , detain , roost , go along , keep on , go on , carry on , keep , cover , persist in , go forward , bear on , extend , proceed , retain , uphold , preserve , hang on , die hard , hang in , hold on , prevail , persevere , run , endure , anticipate , dwell , stop , await , tarry , bear , expect , tolerate , inhabit , sojourn , wait , confront , live , watch , lodge

Antonyms

proceed , shun , avoid , forfend , move , resist , depart , journey , abandon , forfeit , migrate , reject

Rhymes

abstain , again , airplane , alain , alayne , ane , aquitaine , arcane , arraign , ascertain , attain , bahrain , bain , bane , biplane , birdbrain , blain , blaine , bloodstain , brain , brattain , brisbane , butane , cain , caine , campaign , cane , cellophane , chain , champagne , champaign , champlain , charlemagne , cheyne , chlordane , cocaine , complain , contain , costain , crane , dane , deign , delaine , detain , disdain , dogbane , domain , drain , duane , duquesne , dwayne , elaine , entertain , ethane , explain , eyestrain , fain , fane , feign , fontaine , forebrain , gain , germaine , germane , grain , henbane , humane , hurricane , hussein , inane , inhumane , insane , jain , jane , jayne , kain , kane , kayne , lain , lane , laraine , legerdemain , lindane , lorain , loraine , lorraine , main , maine , maintain , mane , membrane , messiaen , methane , migraine , monoplane , moraine , mundane , obtain , ordain , pain , paine , pane , payne , pentane , pertain , plain , plane , polyurethane , preordain , procaine , profane , propane , rain , rayne , refrain , regain , reign , rein , restrain , retain , retrain , romain , romaine , sain , sane , seatrain , skein , slain , spain , sprain , stain , stane , strain , sustain , swain , terrain , thane , train , twain , ukraine , urbane , urethane , vain , vane , vein , wain , wane , warplane , wayne , windowpane , zane , ahlen , aine , alaine , alane , allain , aven , ayn , baine , bayne , beauchaine , beauchene , biscayne , blane , blayne , cayne , chastain , constrain , crain , dayne , decrane , defrain , deschaine , devane , dewayne , domaine , draine , drane , duan , duchaine , dufrane , dushane , duwayne , elayne , fein , floodplain , fraine , frane , frayn , galane , grein , hahne , hain , hane , hayn , helane , heyne , hossain , iain , jermaine , jyishane , kahane , krain , krane , krein , lehane , maclaine , mcbane , mccain , mccane , mckain , mclain , mclean , mcwain , mustain , paign , quain , charlayne , craine , crayne , dahrain , demain , elane , frain , frayne , frein , germain , hayne , heyn , kaine , lafountain , laine , lennane , ln , mayne , mcbain , mcclain , mcclaine , mcclane , mcguane , mckane , mclane , mcquain , meyn , morain , okane , overtrain , raine , reine , ruane , sartain , serbaine , shain , shaine , shane , shayne , slaine , slane , swaine , swayne , thain , thaine , tirane , torain , trane , tremaine , tulane , uptain , urbain , veyne , vrain