Definition 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

Homophones of Remain


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