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1. remain

verb. ['rɪˈmeɪn, riːˈmeɪn'] stay the same; remain in a certain state.

Synonyms

  • be
  • stay together
  • stand
  • keep out
  • rest
  • keep
  • stick together
  • sit tight
  • stay

Antonyms

  • suffer
  • converge
  • be well
  • agree

Etymology

  • remainen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Remain

  • st_germain
  • legerdemain
  • st_germaine
  • preordain
  • lamontagne
  • lafountaine
  • lafountain
  • inhumane
  • constrain
  • restrain
  • overtrain
  • mcswain
  • explain
  • complain
  • champlain
  • aquitaine
  • ukraine
  • sylvain
  • sustain
  • spokane
  • sartain
  • retrain
  • refrain
  • profane
  • partain
  • mustain
  • mundane
  • mcwain
  • mcshane
  • mcquain

Example sentences of the word remain


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Fruits remain on the tree until too heavy for the small stem before dropping off.

2. Verb, base form
Refrigerated cheeses tend to remain cold in the center while the outside cooks quickly, resulting in uneven melting.

Quotes containing the word remain


1. It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.
- Maurice Switzer

2. Of any stopping place in life, it is good to ask whether it will be a good place from which to go on as well as a good place to remain.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

3. Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

2. remain

verb. ['rɪˈmeɪn, riːˈmeɪn'] continue in a place, position, or situation.

Synonyms

  • be
  • hold over
  • continue
  • stay
  • bide
  • stay on

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • lie
  • sit

Etymology

  • remainen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. remain

verb. ['rɪˈmeɪn, riːˈmeɪn'] be left; of persons, questions, problems, results, evidence, etc..

Antonyms

  • differ

Etymology

  • remainen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. remain

verb. ['rɪˈmeɪn, riːˈmeɪn'] stay behind.

Synonyms

  • stick
  • persist
  • stay

Antonyms

  • lie down
  • yield
  • surrender
  • fauna

Etymology

  • remainen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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