remain

Definitions

  • Have to Remain There Until Spring Opened 183
    Have to Remain There Until Spring Opened 183
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v remain 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"
    • v remain 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"
    • v remain 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"
    • v remain stay behind "The smell stayed in the room","The hostility remained long after they made up"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

REMAINED BY IT TILL DEATH REMAINED BY IT TILL DEATH
The giant, carrying his wife's remains, confronts Ram Singh The giant, carrying his wife's remains, confronts Ram Singh
The man finds the remains of his friend and three dead wolves The man finds the remains of his friend and three dead wolves

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Decaffeinated coffee is not 100% caffeine free. When coffee is being decaffeinated, 2% of the caffeine still remains in it
    • Remain State of remaining; stay. "Which often, since my here remain in England,
      I 've seen him do."
    • Remain That which is left of a human being after the life is gone; relics; a dead body.
    • Remain That which is left; relic; remainder; -- chiefly in the plural. "The remains of old Rome.""When this remain of horror has entirely subsided."
    • Remain The posthumous works or productions, esp. literary works, of one who is dead; as, Cecil's
    • v. t Remain To await; to be left to. "The easier conquest now remains thee."
    • Remain To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last. "Remain a widow at thy father's house.""Childless thou art; childless remain ."
    • Remain 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 .""Of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep.""That . . . remains to be proved."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The hippopotamus has the capability to remain underwater for as long as twenty-five minutes
    • remain To continue in a place; stay; abide; dwell.
    • remain To continue without change as to some form, state, or quality specified: as, to remain active in business; to remain a widow.
    • remain To endure; continue; last.
    • remain To stay behind after others have gone; be left after a part, quantity, or number has been taken away or destroyed.
    • remain To be left as not included or comprised; be held in reserve; be still to be dealt with: formerly followed in some instances by a dative.
    • remain Synonyms To wait, tarry, rest, sojourn.
    • remain To keep.
    • n remain The state of remaining; stay; abode.
    • n remain That which is left to be done.
    • n remain That which is left; remainder; relic: used chiefly in the plural.
    • n remain Specifically plural That which is left of a human being after life is gone; a dead body; a corpse.
    • n remain plural The productions, especially the literary works, of one who is dead; posthumous works: as, “Coleridge's Literary Remains.”
    • n remain Synonyms Scraps, fragments.
    • n remain See relic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Heinz first started making ketchup in 1876 and the recipe has remained the same ever since
    • v.i Remain rē-mān′ to stay or be left behind: to continue in the same place: to be left after or out of a greater number: to continue in an unchanged form or condition: to last
    • n Remain stay: abode: what is left, esp. in pl. Remains′, a corpse: the literary productions of one dead
    • adj Remain left over
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Quotations

  • George Eliot
    George%20Eliot
    “Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.”
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    “Everything changes, nothing remains without change.”
  • Anthony J. D'Angelo
    Anthony J. D'Angelo
    “Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.”
  • Alphonse Karr
    Alphonse Karr
    “The more things change, the more they remain the same.”
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham%20Lincoln
    “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak up and remove all doubt.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. remaindre, remanoir, L. remanere,; pref. re-, re- + manere, to stay, remain. See Mansion, and cf. Remainder Remnant

Usage

In literature:

If she did see him, so much the pleasanter to remain; if not, she should remain in the hope of such an event.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
Three seamen who had landed were persuaded to remain and give an account of their adventures.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
But it remained impenetrable, and there was nothing left for him but to comply with his host's tacit invitation.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
On the contrary these very actually remained, and would remain to the end.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
A large concourse remained outside in respectful silence.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
Some years ago the remains of the ship were blown up by Sir C. Pasley, and many of the guns recovered.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
Tchernitchev delayed his departure, remaining merely as an onlooker, to give the Prussians the support of his presence.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
He will become a decent member of society, the money will remain in the family, and Philippina will be cared for.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
But there remained a vast country which they longed eagerly to explore.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
The Curiatii were all wounded, but they were now three to one, so the remaining Horatius turned and fled, though he was still unhurt.
"Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
The trade wind was only met on the 16th, and the weather remained detestable.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
If the widow and children remain there one night, they remain there on sufferance.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
Remains of their works have been traced through a great extent of country.
"Ancient America, in Notes on American Archaeology" by John D. Baldwin
Nobility remains noble, as a champagne bottle remains the same, even with blacking in its interior.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
Rather vaguely she comprehended this civility toward herself although nobody had ever before remained standing for her.
"Athalie" by Robert W. Chambers
After a stubborn contest the Prussians remained masters of the field.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
His hand remained within his shirt, and his fingers continued to grope about mechanically.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
Many Roman fragments still remain, the most notable being the Hyptocaust.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
Their horses were a-lather; their lean sides tuckered, but their gait remained unslackening.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
But to remain in republican Cartagena after the final success of the revolutionists was to the royalist Don Ignacio quite impossible.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
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In poetry:

And so it is that still to—day
I cannot choose but sing,
Remain a foster—child of May,
And a suckling of the Spring:
"A Birthday" by Alfred Austin
The Horg-stones stand in Rykdal;
The Doom-ring still remains;
But the snows of a thousand winters
Have washed away the stains.
"The Dole Of Jarl Thorkell" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Soon, O Ianthe! life is o'er,
And sooner beauty's heavenly smile
Grant only (and I ask no more),
Let love remain that little while.
"Ianthe" by Walter Savage Landor
Things, which but yesterday had life,
And answered to the trumpet's call,
Remained as victims of the strife,
Clods of the Valley all!
"Under One Blanket" by James Barron Hope
Zoe: I did say, 'tis true,
If on this solid earth friend dear enough
Remain'd to me, that Theron is the youth
I would desire to bless her.
"Theron And Zoe" by Walter Savage Landor
Though far I roam, this thought shall be
My hope, my comfort everywhere;
While such a home remains to me
My heart shall never know despair.
"The Consolation" by Anne Bronte

In news:

Like college, apprentices will be required to meet certain criteria to remain in the program.
The remains of a charred, broken picnic table are all that was left after vandals got through with destroying items at Canyon Creek Campground at Dworshak Reservoir April 1.
But questions about whose water rights will be filled remain unanswered.
It remains as racist and as random as ever.
Amended ruling remains arbitrary .
Cinnamon remains staple of Southern baking.
NBA West remains power conference.
Wants to buy the remaining stake in local TV operator Hearst- Argyle (NYSE: HTV).
The question remains if she can track down the world record of Ariana Kukors, who blasted a 2:06.15 in the event at the 2009 World Championships during the heyday of the techsuit era.
A judge has ruled that a man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying weapons in his checked luggage will remain behind bars until trial.
Half the season is behind us and three area teams remain undefeated.
Cessna remains optimistic about Europe.
When I was a kid, my family set off on a cross-country road trip and, after three weeks in the car, my parents miraculously remained married.
Libyan fighters are streaming into Bani Walid, one of the remaining bastions of ousted leader Moammar Gadhafi, in a new fierce push.
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI – The victim of a Muskegon Heights shooting initially reported as a homicide to prosecutors and the media remained on a ventilator early Friday and his alleged shooter remained at large.
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In science:

For simplicity, this figure shows the remaining modules remaining stationary.
Multiagent Control of Self-reconfigurable Robots
The remaining fraction f = 1/Q of the charge remains unbound.
Osmotic Properties of Charged Cylinders: Critical Evaluation of Counterion Condensation Theory
The following step remained unchanged : the remaining angles were sorted and processed by the cluster algorithm.
Experimental study of a proximity focusing Cherenkov counter prototype for the AMS experiment
The quantity ˜q2−q2 decreases by one, but remains non-negative, so we remain in case (i) and H is preserved.
A path-transformation for random walks and the Robinson-Schensted correspondence
Specifically, the algorithm chooses each set to minimize the expected number of elements that would remain uncovered if the remaining sets were chosen randomly from C ∗ .
Randomized Rounding without Solving the Linear Program
By analytic continuation one sees that the formulae remain true for complex values of {µi} and {ǫj }, as long as they remain distinct.
Products and Ratios of Characteristic Polynomials of Random Hermitian Matrices
But it is also possible that constraints on the scattering mechanisms limit the current decay, so that the system remains an ideal conductor (D > 0) even at T > 0. A schematic representation of a system remaining an “ideal conductor” at finite T is shown in Fig. 1.2.
Transport in one dimensional quantum systems
So long as the grain size remained larger than the atomic distances, no deviations from this formula could be found and therefore the question about the applicability of the RMT remained open.
Random Matrices and Supersymmetry in Disordered Systems
In the second case, the added edge belongs to one connected component, say p-th one, and the remaining components will remain unchanged.
Categorification of the Dichromatic Polynomial for Graphs
The removal of a fraction p of the sites with the highest connectivity results in a random removal of links from the remaining sites that had connected the removed sites with the remaining sites.
Optimization of robustness of scale-free network to random and targeted attacks
Firstly, the total amount of probability on the plane remains constant, which implies that the trace of ˆG(t) should also remain constant.
Semiquantum versus semiclassical mechanics for simple nonlinear systems
Now insert the remaining sn cards in the remaining sn spaces in increasing order from left to right.
When the law of large numbers fails for increasing subsequences of random permutations
Now take the remaining sn cards from the first row and insert them into the remaining sn spaces in the second row in increasing order.
When the law of large numbers fails for increasing subsequences of random permutations
The problem remains open under what minimal assumptions the assertions of Theorem 1.1 remain true.
Ordered random walks
In case (ii) of that proposition, r + s increases by one while r remains the same, and in case (iv), r decreases by one while r + s remains the same.
Busemann points of Artin groups of dihedral type
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