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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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: not used up; "leftover meatloaf"; "she had a little money
left over so she went to a movie"; "some odd dollars
left"; "saved the remaining sandwiches for supper";
"unexpended provisions" [syn: leftover, left over(p),
left(p), odd, remaining, unexpended]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
103 Moby Thesaurus words for "remaining":
abiding, age-long, aged, ancient, antique, as a bonus, changeless,
chronic, commorant, constant, continuing, continuous, diuturnal,
durable, dwelling, enduring, evergreen, extant, extra, firm, fixed,
for lagniappe, frozen, hardy, immobile, immutable, in residence,
indefatigable, intact, intransient, inveterate, inviolate, lasting,
left, leftover, living, living in, lodging, long-lasting,
long-lived, long-standing, long-term, longeval, longevous,
macrobiotic, net, odd, of long duration, of long standing,
outstanding, over, over and above, overplus, perdurable, perduring,
perennial, permanent, perpetual, persistent, persisting, quiescent,
remanent, resident, residentiary, residing, residual, rigid,
sempervirent, solid, spare, stable, static, stationary, staying,
steadfast, steady, sticking, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus,
surviving, sustained, to spare, torpid, tough, unaltered,
unceasing, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, unchecked,
unconsumed, undestroyed, undying, uneaten, unfading, unfailing,
unremitting, unshifting, unused, unvaried, unvarying, vital
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