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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·main v. i. [imp. & p. p. Remained p. pr. & vb. n. Remaining.]
 1. To stay behind while others withdraw; to be left after others have been removed or destroyed; to be left after a number or quantity has been subtracted or cut off; to be left as not included or comprised.
    Gather up the fragments that remain.   --John vi. 12.
    Of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep.   --1 Cor. xv. 6.
    That . . . remains to be proved.   --Locke.
 2. To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last.
    Remain a widow at thy father's house.   --Gen. xxxviii. 11.
    Childless thou art; childless remain.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- To continue; stay; wait; tarry; rest; sojourn; dwell; abide; last; endure.