English verb: remain
|1.||remain (change) stay the same; remain in a certain state|
|Samples||The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it.|
He remained unmoved by her tears.
The bad weather continued for another week.
|Examples||John will remain angry|
|Pattern of use||Something is ----ing PP.|
Something ----s Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s Adjective
|Narrower (hyponym)||be, keep, keep out, sit tight, stand, stay fresh, stay together, stick together|
|2.||remain (stative) continue in a place, position, or situation|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||continue, stay, stay on|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Somebody ----s PP
|Narrower (hyponym)||abide, bide, hold over, stay|
|3.||remain (stative) be left; of persons, questions, problems, results, evidence, etc.|
|Samples||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.
|Pattern of use||Something ----s|
|4.||remain (stative) stay behind|
|Samples||The smell stayed in the room.|
The hostility remained long after they made up.
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Something is ----ing PP
|Narrower (hyponym)||linger, stick|