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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 The unpublished writings of a deceased author.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 (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) Also called: literary remains the unpublished writings of an author at the time of his or her death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 ?
It is a year since Montbarry's death; and she remains as devoted to his memory as if he had died faithful to her-- she still feels the loss of him, as none of us feel it
The sword in his hand remains as sharp as ever upon both its edges; and he may well go on playing his royal game of quoits with hurricanes, tossing them over from the continent of republics to the continent of kingdoms, in the assurance that both the new republics and the old kingdoms, the heat of fire and the strength of iron, with the untold generations of audacious men, shall crumble to dust at the steps of his throne, and pass away, and be forgotten before his own rule comes to an end.
I will not make peace as long as a single armed enemy remains in my country
Her fate was as certain as though the waters had already closed above her charred and smoking remains.
Independently of our not finding fossil remains of such infinitely numerous connecting links, it may be objected, that time will not have sufficed for so great an amount of organic change, all changes having been effected very slowly through natural selection.
The little that remains to their historian to relate, is told in few and simple words.
That is what I suspect," replied Tarzan; "but whatever the cause, the fact remains that I have lost everything, and there is nothing for it but to return to Opar and get more.
Upon the last sheet was a roughly drawn map with numerous reference points marked upon it, all unintelligible to Tarzan, who, after a brief examination of the papers, returned them to their metal case, replaced the top and was about to toss the little cylinder to the ground beside the mute remains of its former possessor when some whim of curiosity unsatisfied prompted him to slip it into the quiver with his arrows, though as he did so it was with the grim thought that possibly centuries hence it might again come to the sight of man beside his own bleached bones.
Each delay filled him with hope, for it became more and more probable that Fogg would be obliged to remain some days at Hong Kong; and now the heavens themselves became his allies, with the gusts and squalls.
The bridge would be there in part, at least, and so would remain the walls of many of the great edifices of the past.
Next he asked me some questions about YOU; saying that he had heard of you as a man of good principle, and that since he was unwilling to remain your debtor, would a sum of five hundred roubles repay you for all you had done for me?
Yes, I came hither to converse confidentially with General Monk, and ask him for an answer regarding certain interests; yes, the general being, doubtless, unable to pronounce before the expected battle, begged me to remain a week in the house I inhabit, promising me that in a week I should see him again.