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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Remain \Re*main"\ (r?-m?n"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Remained
(-m?nd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Remaining.] [OF. remaindre,
remanoir, L. remanere; pref. re- re- + manere to stay,
remain. See Mansion, and cf. Remainder, Remnant.]
1. 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.
Gather up the fragments that remain. --John vi. 12.
Of whom the greater part remain unto this present,
but some are fallen asleep. --1 Cor. xv.
That . . . remains to be proved. --Locke.
2. To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or
undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to
Remain a widow at thy father's house. --Gen.
Childless thou art; childless remain. --Milton.
Syn: To continue; stay; wait; tarry; rest; sojourn; dwell;
abide; last; endure.
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