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Synonyms for remain
rɪˈmeɪnre·main

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stay, remain, restverb

    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, remainverb

    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. remainverb

    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, stayverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. remainverb

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

  2. remainverb

    Synonyms:
    be left, be left behind

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. remainverb

    Synonyms:
    stay

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "remain":

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

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How to use remain in a sentence?

  1. North Carolina Pork Council:

    We remain concerned about the potential impact of these record-shattering floods, we are continuing to assess the impact and expect to provide further updates later.

  2. Don Keeney:

    [El Niño]'s definitely upon us and it should remain so for the next few months.

  3. Taina Nieves:

    Now that that man will remain in power, prices will go up again. He'll most likely raise the minimum wage, but that means the prices on everything go up also. So we'll be stuck in the same situation.

  4. Central African Republic Pope Francis:

    We must remain united to prevent any action from either side that disfigures the face of God or has at its base the goal of defending particular interests at the expense of the common good.

  5. Marco Valli:

    They will want to give the impression that they remain on track to raise rates at the end of the year, but obviously, after the ECB played tough, they will seek to avoid giving the impression that they are pre-committed.

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