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re·mains

 (rĭ-mānz′)
pl.n.
1. All that is left after other parts have been taken away, used up, or destroyed.
2. A dead body or parts of a dead body.
3. The unpublished writings of a deceased author.
4. Ancient ruins or fossils.

remains

(rɪˈmeɪnz)
pl n
1. any pieces, scraps, fragments, etc, that are left unused or still extant, as after use, consumption, the passage of time, etc: the remains of a meal; archaeological remains.
2. the body of a dead person; corpse
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) Also called: literary remains the unpublished writings of an author at the time of his or her death
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remains - any object that is left unused or still extantremains - any object that is left unused or still extant; "I threw out the remains of my dinner"
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
archeological remains - a relic that has been excavated from the soil
fossil - the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil
2.remains - the dead body of a human beingremains - the dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay"
dead body, body - a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person; "they found the body in the lake"
cremains - the remains of a dead body after cremation

remains

plural noun
2. corpse, body, bones, skeleton, carcass, cadaver The remains of a man had been found.
3. relics, heritage, antiquities There are Roman remains all around us.

remains

noun
1. What remains after a part has been used or subtracted:
2. A mark or remnant that indicates the former presence of something:
3. The physical frame of a dead person or animal:
Slang: stiff.
Translations
بَقايارُفاتفَضَلَه، الباقي
ostatkytroskyzbytky
de jordiske resterlevningerrest
jäänteet
ostaci
maradékok
jarîneskar leifar, líkleifar
遺物
잔여물
pozostatkyzvyšky
ostanki
kvarlevor
สิ่งที่เหลืออยู่
artıklarcesetkalıntıkalıntılarölü
đồ thừa

remains

[rɪˈmeɪnz] NPL [of building] → restos mpl; [of food] → sobras fpl, restos mpl
the remains of the picniclos restos or las sobras del picnic
human remainsrestos mpl humanos
Roman remainsruinas fpl romanas

remains

[rɪˈmeɪnz] npl
(= leftovers) → restes mpl
the remains of the picnic → les restes du pique-nique
(= dead body) → restes mpl
human remains → des restes humains
(= ancient ruins) → vestiges mpl
Roman remains → des vestiges romains

remains

pl (of meal)Reste pl; (of fortune, army)Rest m; (of building)Überreste pl; (= archaeological remains)Ruinen pl; his (mortal) remainsseine sterblichen Überreste; human remainsmenschliche Überreste pl

remains

[rɪˈmeɪnz] npl (gen) → resti mpl; (of food) → avanzi mpl
the remains of his fortune → ciò che restava del suo patrimonio

remain

(rəˈmein) verb
1. to be left. Only two tins of soup remain; Very little remained of the cinema after the fire; A great many things still remain to be done.
2. to stay; not to leave. I shall remain here.
3. to continue to be. The problem remains unsolved.
reˈmainder (-də) noun
the amount or number that is left when the rest has gone, been taken away etc. I've corrected most of the essays – the remainder will get done tomorrow.
reˈmains noun plural
1. what is left after part has been taken away, eaten, destroyed etc. the remains of a meal.
2. a dead body. to dispose of someone's remains.

remains

بَقايا trosky levninger Überreste απομεινάρια restos jäänteet restes ostaci resti 遺物 잔여물 overblijfselen rester resztki restos, sobras останки kvarlevor สิ่งที่เหลืออยู่ kalıntı đồ thừa 残余

remains

n., pl. restos, despojos.
References in classic literature ?
Yes, sweet innocence," whispered the youth; "Duncan is here, and while life continues or danger remains, he will never quit thee.
The spectator is apt to imagine that nature had formerly suffered some violent convulsion; and that these are the dismembered remains of the dreadful shock; the ruins, not of Persepolis or Palmyra, but of the world!
How can we elevate our history of retribution for the sin of long ago, when, as one of our most prominent figures, we are compelled to introduce--not a young and lovely woman, nor even the stately remains of beauty, storm-shattered by affliction--but a gaunt, sallow, rusty-jointed maiden, in a long-waisted silk gown, and with the strange horror of a turban on her head
This airy hall, therefore, over the Collector's apartments, remains unfinished to this day, and, in spite of the aged cobwebs that festoon its dusky beams, appears still to await the labour of the carpenter and mason.
Spite of this frigid winter night in the boisterous Atlantic, spite of my wet feet and wetter jacket, there was yet, it then seemed to me, many a pleasant haven in store; and meads and glades so eternally vernal, that the grass shot up by the spring, untrodden, unwilted, remains at midsummer.
My original opinion remains unchanged; but it is only an opinion.
Only forget,--it is all that remains for either of us.
The valleys of the Ganges, the Nile, and the Shine having yielded their crop, it remains to be seen what the valleys of the Amazon, the Plate, the Orinoco, the St.
It was a kind of satire on Nature: it was the scientific method, the geologic method; it deposited the history of the family in a stratified record; and the antiquary could dig through it and tell by the remains of each period what changes of diet the family had introduced successively for a hundred years.
She picked up the remains and laid them upon her palm, and said:
The racking and pitiless pain of it remains stored up in my memory alongside the memory of the time that I had my teeth fixed.
With hearty thanks and best wishes, I remain "`Your grateful friend and humble servant, "`JAMES LAURENCE'