remaining


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re·main

 (rĭ-mān′)
intr.v. re·mained, re·main·ing, re·mains
1. To continue in the same state or condition: These matters remain in doubt.
2. To continue to be in the same place; stay or stay behind: We are remaining at home.
3. To be left after the removal, loss, passage, or destruction of others: Only a few trees remained after the storm. See Synonyms at stay1.
4. To be left as still to be dealt with: A cure remains to be found.
5. To endure or persist: Despite the passing of so many years, the fond memories remain.

[Middle English remainen, from Old French remanoir, remainer, from Latin remanēre : re-, re- + manēre, to remain; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

remaining

(rɪˈmeɪnɪŋ)
adj
still present, or not yet having been dealt with
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.remaining - not used upremaining - 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"
unexhausted - not used up completely; "an unexhausted well"

remaining

adjective
1. left-over, surviving, spare, outstanding, excess, surplus, lingering, unfinished, residual Stir in the remaining ingredients.
2. surviving, lasting, continuing, enduring, persisting, abiding, extant They wanted to purge remaining memories of his reign.

remaining

adjective
Being what remains, especially after a part has been removed:
Translations
zbývající
resterende
jäljellä oleva
preostao
残りの
남아 있는
preostal
kvarvarande
ที่ยังคงอยู่
còn lại

remaining

[rɪˈmeɪnɪŋ] ADJ the three remaining hostageslos tres rehenes restantes or que quedaban
he is her only remaining relativeél es el único pariente que le queda
the remaining passengerslos otros or los demás pasajeros

remaining

[rɪˈmeɪnɪŋ] adjrestant(e)
the remaining ingredients → les ingrédients restants
Are there any remaining jobs to be done?
BUT Reste-t-il des travaux à faire?.

remaining

adjübrig, restlich; the remaining four, the four remainingdie übrigen vier, die vier Übrigen; I have only one remainingich habe nur noch einen/eine/eins (übrig)

remaining

[rɪˈmeɪnɪŋ] adjche rimane
the three remaining possibilities → le tre possibilità che restano or che rimangono

remaining

باقٍ zbývající resterende verbleibend υπόλοιπος restante jäljellä oleva restant preostao rimanente 残りの 남아 있는 resterend gjenstående pozostały restante остающийся kvarvarande ที่ยังคงอยู่ kalan còn lại 剩余的
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The wind, obstinately remaining in the north-west, blew a gale, and retarded the steamer.
I wished to explore the interior of this one remaining monument of civilization now dead beyond recall.
The remaining members of the crew, safe in Lord Greystoke's assurance that they would not be prosecuted for their share in the villainies of the two Russians, hastened with cheerful alacrity to their several duties.
At last the base of the cliff is undermined, huge fragments fall down, and these remaining fixed, have to be worn away, atom by atom, until reduced in size they can be rolled about by the waves, and then are more quickly ground into pebbles, sand, or mud.
It appeared, on full and careful investigation, that if the wreck of property remaining in the custody of Monks (which had never prospered either in his hands or in those of his mother) were equally divided between himself and Oliver, it would yield, to each, little more than three thousand pounds.
The party made but a single short march when Werper simulated illness, and announced his intention of remaining where he was until he had fully recovered.
Reed to retain with him as many of the men as he thought necessary to guard the remaining load, as he suspected hostile intentions on the part of the Indians.
With his remaining strength he turned himself over on his back to see Ska wheel quickly upward.
So quickly they moved that as the pursuing prahu touched the bank all the nearer boats had been launched, and the remaining pirates were scurrying across the little island for those which lay upon the opposite side.
The white-cap student who won the second fight witnessed the remaining three, and talked with us during the intermissions.
Four or five of them obeyed at once, two remaining on the road with the formidable beggar.
Within but little more than an hour from the moment the victorious Zodangan squadron had risen to meet us from the camp of the besiegers the battle was over, and the remaining vessels of the conquered Zodangans were headed toward the cities of Helium under prize crews.