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Definition of Remain


  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.
  2. To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last.
  3. To await; to be left to.
  4. State of remaining; stay.
  5. That which is left; relic; remainder; -- chiefly in the plural.
  6. That which is left of a human being after the life is gone; relics; a dead body.
  7. The posthumous works or productions, esp. literary works, of one who is dead; as, Cecil's

Remain Quotations

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
Benjamin Franklin

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Abraham Lincoln

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.
Louis Pasteur

We are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity. We cannot remain looking inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly polluted and overcrowded planet.
Stephen Hawking

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. - Pablo Picasso
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Pablo Picasso
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Remain Translations

remain in Afrikaans is bly
remain in Danish is blive, forblive
remain in Dutch is achterblijven, nablijven
remain in French is restons, rester, restent, restez
remain in Italian is rimanere
remain in Latin is commoror
remain in Spanish is quedarse, permanecer
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