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  Words related to remain

Related / Similar Words: stay, rest, stay on, continue, persist

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up";

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    Hyponyms: sit tight, stick together, stay together, stand, keep, stay fresh, be, bide, abide, stay, hold over, stick, linger

     

    Derivational Morphology: stay, remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest, end, remnant, oddment, leftover, lengthiness, prolongation, continuation, protraction

     

    Anagrams: Mainer, Marine, marine

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 逗留   Dutch: blijven  
    Finnish: jäädä   French: demeurer  
    German: bleiben   Hungarian: maradni  
    Italian: rimanere   Japanese: 残る  
    Korean: 머무르다   Portuguese: permanecer  
    Russian: оставаться   Slovene: obstati  
    Spanish: permanecer   Swedish: återstå  
     
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