Verb: remain ri'meyn
- Be in the same place or state for an extended period of time
"The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "He remained unmoved by her tears";
- stay, rest
- Be in the same place, position, or situation for longer
"despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year";
- stay, stay on, continue
- 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"
- Be in an unchanged state for a long time; last a long time
"The hostility remained long after they made up";
- persist, stay
Derived forms: remains, remaining, remained
Type of: be