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Synonyms for remain
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  3. remain(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    continue, persist, rest, stay on, stay

  4. persist, remain, stay(verb)

    stay behind

    "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"

    Synonyms:
    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

  1. remain

    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," Lyte Hymn. 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.

    Synonyms:
    abide, anticipate, await, bear, bide, confront, continue, dwell, endure, expect, inhabit, live, lodge, reside, rest, sojourn, stay, stop, tarry, tolerate, wait, watch

    Antonyms:
    abandon, avoid, depart, forfeit, forfend, journey, migrate, move, proceed, reject, resist, shun

    Preposition:
    Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. remain

    Synonyms:
    stay, continue, wait, stop, tarry, halt, sojourn, rest, dwell, abide, last, endure, accrue, survive

    Antonyms:
    fly, vanish, remove, depart, speed, hasten, press, flit, disappear, pass

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. remain(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    continue, endure, abide, stay, tarry, keep, last

  2. remain(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be left, be left behind

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    stay, continue, keep, remains, persist, maintain, staying, retain, be, rest, stand, stick, are

How to pronounce remain?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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