verb (used without object)
- miscellaneous, fragmentary, or other writings still unpublished at the time of an author's death.
- traces of some quality, condition, etc.
- a dead body; corpse.
- parts or substances remaining from animal or plant life that occur in the earth's crust or strata: fossil remains; organic remains.
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Origin of remain
SYNONYMS FOR remain
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OTHER WORDS FROM remainun·re·main·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for remained
The cops climbed out and approached the man who remained in the street.
But his motives for shooting John Paul II have remained a mystery shrouded in multiple conspiracy theories.
He remained as hopeful as ever that he would himself join the NYPD, whatever the danger.
Dean Todd remained my friend until I graduated in 1988, with my degree in English literature.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet for all his enthusiasm for the American film industry, he remained forever an expatriate.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On this bier was supposed to rest all that remained of the Kermis.Dutch Life in Town and Country|P. M. Hough
Only Rome and Venice remained to be added to the united kingdom.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century|Charles Morris
With all this, the general resistiveness, as has been stated, remained towards feeding or any other interference.Benign Stupors|August Hoch
And then she remained rather distraught, pulling at the ruffling of her dress.The Lady of the Aroostook|William Dean Howells
The soldier, drying his eyes and moustache with his little blue cotton handkerchief, remained motionless as the god Terminus.The Wandering Jew, Complete|Eugene Sue