stay, remain, rest(verb)
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"
breathe, quell, delay, bide, stick, pillow, stay, repose, last out, perch, ride out, persist, catch one's breath, rest, appease, lie, take a breather, reside, stick around, abide, stay on, stay put, outride, continue, detain, roost
stay, stay on, continue, remain(verb)
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"
go along, keep on, quell, delay, bide, stick, go on, stay, carry on, keep, cover, last out, ride out, persist, persist in, go forward, rest, appease, bear on, extend, proceed, retain, stick around, abide, stay on, stay put, uphold, preserve, outride, continue, detain
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"
persist, remain, stay(verb)
"The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
hang on, last out, delay, stay on, stick, quell, stay, die hard, hang in, ride out, persist, hold on, rest, appease, prevail, persevere, bide, run, stick around, abide, endure, stay put, outride, continue, detain
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To abide is to remain continuously without limit of time unless expressed by the context: "to-day I must abide at thy house," Luke xix, 5; "a settled place for thee to abide in forever," 1 Kings viii, 13; "Abide with me! fast falls the eventide,"
LyteHymn. Lodge, sojourn, stay, tarry, and wait always imply a limited time; lodge, to pass the night; sojourn, to remain temporarily; live, dwell, reside, to have a permanent home. Stop, in the sense of stay or sojourn, is colloquial, and not in approved use. Compare ENDURE; REST.
Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.
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How to use remain in a sentence?
President Bush remains in high spirits and continues to make progress, but he will remain at the Houston Methodist Hospital this evening.
Anyone who is passionate will never be fed up with whatever he or she does. Yes! because, the driving force of passion will keep on moving him or her forward and never backward. For, passion kindles and rekindles one's urge or desire throughout his or her undertaking, career or profession until and unless he or she decides to retire. Thus, you've got to be passionate and remain passionate in all you do. -Emeasoba George
Despite a slowing Chinese economy, crude imports remain robust on the back of accelerated stockpiling activities into operating and commercial storage.
The left will remain united and reject Passos Coelho's program, forcing the prime minister to resign.
We remain in touch with him. He is in his home.
Translations for remain
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- بقى, بقي, مكث, يبقىArabic
- quedar-se, restarCatalan, Valencian
- zůstat, zbýtCzech
- bleiben, übrigbleiben, zurückbleibenGerman
- quedar, quedarse, sobrar, estar, permanecerSpanish
- بازماندن, پایداشتن, استوار بودن, ماندنPersian
- pysyä, jäädä, jäädä jäljelle, olla jäljelläFinnish
- rester, demeurer, resteFrench
- 残る, 居残る, 留まる, とどまるJapanese
- چاوهڕێ, مانهوه, مایهوهKurdish
- sto, teneo, remaneo, sedeo, maneoLatin
- blijven, achterblijven, resterenDutch
- resto, remanescer, ficar, permanecer, resquício, continuar, sobrar, esperar, restarPortuguese
- оставаться, остатьсяRussian
- obstati, ostatiSlovene
- kvarlämnas, kvarbliva, stanna kvar, kvarvara, bli kvar, återstå, kvarståSwedish
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