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  • nounremaining part
  • nounbody of a dead person

synonyms for remains

  • debris
  • remnant
  • detritus
  • leavings
  • leftovers
  • remainder
  • remnants
  • residue
  • rest
  • scraps

antonyms for remains

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  • base
  • core
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    How to use remains in a sentence

    The plant as a whole remains green until late in the autumn.
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    The interest of the story is now at an end; but much yet remains before the conclusion.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    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 JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
    The plan, however, remains in use to this day in many mines, and is frequently spoken of under the name of quartz-crusher.
    LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
    And yet there still remains a superstitious belief in prayer, and most surprising are some of its manifestations.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
    A mosquito becomes dangerous in eight to fourteen days after it bites a malarious person, and remains so throughout its life.
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    Take a case in Trigonometry—a Complement is what remains after subtracting an angle from one right-angle.
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    It remains during the whole course of the disease, and frequently persists for years.
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    "And if it is not brought home to you—the fact remains the same," said Mr. Carr, in his merciless truth.
    ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
    But when all is said about the horror of idleness the broad fact remains that the hours of work are too long.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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    WORDS RELATED TO REMAINS

    • charcoal
    • cinders
    • dust
    • embers
    • powder
    • relics
    • remains
    • ruins
    • slag
    • soot
    • body
    • cadaver
    • corpse
    • dead body
    • remains
    • stiff
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