verb stay the same; remain in a certain state
remain; rest; stay.
- 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
verb continue in a place, position, or situation
remain; continue; stay on; stay.
- 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
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
verb stay behind
remain; stay; persist.
- The smell stayed in the room
- The hostility remained long after they made up
adjective satellite not used up
left over; unexpended; leftover; odd; left.
- leftover meatloaf
- she had a little money left over so she went to a movie
- some odd dollars left
- saved the remaining sandwiches for supper
- unexpended provisions
Sharpen your Skills with the Masters
"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
Fear not the Adverb Hell!