Associations to the word «Remain»


REMAIN, noun. State of remaining; stay.
REMAIN, noun. That which is left; relic; remainder; -- chiefly in the plural.
REMAIN, noun. (plural only) remains: That which is left of a human being after the life is gone; relics; a dead body.
REMAIN, noun. The posthumous works or productions, especially literary works of one who is dead.
REMAIN, verb. 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.
REMAIN, verb. To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last.
REMAIN, verb. To await; to be left to.
REMAIN, verb. (copulative) To continue in a state of being.
REMAIN TO BE SEEN, verb. (idiomatic) To have not yet happened; to be as yet unknown.

Dictionary definition

REMAIN, verb. Stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week".
REMAIN, verb. Continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year".
REMAIN, verb. Be left; of persons, questions, problems, results, evidence, etc.; "There remains the question of who pulled the trigger"; "Carter remains the only President in recent history under whose Presidency the U.S. did not fight a war".
REMAIN, verb. Stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up".

Wise words

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia