Associations to the word «Remains»


REMAINS, noun. What is left after a person (or any organism) dies; a corpse.
REMAINS, noun. Historical or archaeological relics.
REMAINS, noun. ​The extant writings of a deceased person.
REMAINS, noun. All that is left of the stock of some things; remnants.
REMAINS, noun. (rare) plural of remain
REMAINS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of remain

Dictionary definition

REMAINS, noun. Any object that is left unused or still extant; "I threw out the remains of my dinner".
REMAINS, noun. The dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay".

Wise words

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