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Verb remain has 4 senses
- stay, remain, rest - stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
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John will remain angry
- stay, stay on, continue, remain - continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
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Somebody ----s PP
- remain - be left; of persons, questions, problems, results, evidence, etc.; "There remains the question of who pulled the trigger"; "Carter remains the only President in recent history under whose Presidency the U.S. did not fight a war"
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- persist, remain, stay - stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
Something is ----ing PP