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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
remain (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
a) to be a part not destroyed, taken, or used up - only a few ruins remain
b) to be something yet to be shown, done, or treated - it remains to be seen
2.
to stay in the same place or with the same person or group , especially to stay behind
3.
to continue unchanged - the fact remains that we can't go
remain (noun)
1.
obsolete - stay
2.
a part or trace - remaining usually used in plural
3.
a dead body
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
remain (verb)
1.
to continue to be in a place for a significant amount of time
SYNONIMS:
abide, dwell, hang around, remain, stick around, tarry
RELATED WORDS:
await, hang on, hold on, wait; dally, dawdle, linger, loiter; outstay, overstay
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abscond, book [], decamp, escape, evacuate, flee, fly, get out, run away, scat, scram, skip; abandon, desert, forsake, vacate
bail, bail out, bug out, buzz (off), clear off [], clear out, cut out, depart, exit, get off, go, go off, leave, move, pack (up off), peel off, pike (out off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, shove (off), take off, vamoose, walk out
remain (verb)
2.
to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state
SYNONIMS:
abide, bide, endure, hold on, hold up, keep up, last, perdure, persist, remain, run on
RELATED WORDS:
linger, stay, stick around, tarry; carry through, prevail, survive
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abate, die (down), ebb, let up, moderate, subside, wane
cease, close, conclude, desist, die, discontinue, end, expire, finish, lapse, leave off, pass, quit, stop, terminate, wind up
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