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noun as in remaining part

noun as in body of a dead person

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A fourth suspect, a 26-year-old woman named Hayat Boumeddiene, remains at large.

So, Islamized teaching sends girls back home for marriage and housework, and remains exclusively for boys.

But he, like many people using dating apps whatever their sexual identity, remains stoutly positive.

The eating disorder field remains divided over the potential efficacy of such measures.

But how much they have regained or how durable their hold is remains unclear.

The plant as a whole remains green until late in the autumn.

The interest of the story is now at an end; but much yet remains before the conclusion.

They speak of a certain Norumbega and give the names of cities and strongholds of which to-day no trace or even report remains.

The plan, however, remains in use to this day in many mines, and is frequently spoken of under the name of quartz-crusher.

And yet there still remains a superstitious belief in prayer, and most surprising are some of its manifestations.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to remains, such as: debris, remnant, detritus, leavings, leftovers, and remainder.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.