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remaining


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Remain  \Re*main"\  (r?-m?n"),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Remained} 
  (-m?nd");  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Remaining}.]  [OF.  remaindre, 
  remanoir  L.  remanere  pref.  re-  re-  +  manere  to  stay, 
  remain.  See  {Mansion},  and  cf  {Remainder},  {Remnant}.] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  remaining 
  adj  1:  being  the  remaining  one  or  ones  of  several;  "tried  to  sell 
  the  remaining  books" 
  2:  not  used  up  "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"  [syn:  {leftover},  {left  over(p)}, 
  {left(p)},  {odd},  {unexpended}] 




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