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Definitions of remains

  1.   any object that is left unused or still extant; " I threw out the remains of my dinner"
  2.   A corpse; literary productions left by one deceased.
  3.   A corpse: the literary productions of one dead.
  4.   Relics; works of a deceased writer; a corpse.
  5.   That which is left; a dead body; relies; remnants.
  6.   the dead body of a human being
  7.   That which is left behind; a corpse; skeleton; an author's posthumous works.

Quotes of remains

  1. How little remains of the man I once was, save the memory of him! But remembering is only a new form of suffering. – Charles Baudelaire
  2. Ironically, it is exactly because we are a city that embraces freedom, that welcomes everyone and encourages their dreams, that New York remains on the front lines in the war on terror. – Michael Bloomberg
  3. What remains constant for me, during the last 15 years, has been the conviction that the cold war was a calamity for the entire world, and that it can be justified by no consideration of theory, nor by any supposed national interest. – Earl Browder
  4. I think when an actress marries she should leave the stage. She cannot be happy if she is married and remains on the stage. She must care more for her art or for her husband. – Billie Burke
  5. The beautiful remains so in ugly surroundings. – Malcolm De Chazal
  6. Nothing stands out so conspicuously, or remains so firmly fixed in the memory, as something which you have blundered. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  7. For while the threat of nuclear holocaust has been significantly reduced, the world remains a very unsettled and dangerous place. – William S. Cohen
  8. Moreover, since the sun remains stationary, whatever appears as a motion of the sun is really due rather to the motion of the earth. – Nicolaus Copernicus
  9. Independent dance- and, fine, it's a very good thing that it remains independent- is a much tougher life: all dancers expect that, and accept that there will be periods of not being able to work, provided there are choice moments during the year when they really can work. – Siobhan Davies
  10. Canada remains alienated from its allies, shut out of the reconstruction process to some degree, unable to influence events. There is no upside to the position Canada took. – Stephen Harper
  11. We name time when we say: every thing has its time. This means: everything which actually is, every being comes and goes at the right time and remains for a time during the time allotted to it. Every thing has its time. – Martin Heidegger
  12. All day long the door of the sub -conscious remains just ajar; we slip through to the other side, and return again, as easily and secretly as a cat. – Walter de La Mare
  13. In the span of three years, the Iraqi people participated in three elections, drafted a constitution, and elected a new government. While more work remains this is remarkable progress. – Tim Murphy
  14. What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. – Albert Pike
  15. We think if the economy remains weak that we could see mortgage rates trail down and we think that we could see rates below seven percent into early next year. – Franklin Raines

Usage examples for remains

  1. “ Trafalger Square remains in my memory. ” – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  2. “ " This is all that remains of our old family dining- table," he said. ” – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  3. Only Parlamente now remains but if there were a hundred others, she should still receive my vote, as being the one from whom we shall certainly learn something. ” – The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. IV. (of V.) by Margaret, Queen Of Navarre
  4. But it remains to be seen what the coroner's jury will think of it. ” – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  5. Isobel, as you are aware, remains here. ” – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. “ " Maybe, but that remains to be seen. ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  7. “ A gift remains for those! ” – Young Adventure A Book of Poems by Stephen Vincent Benet
  8. It remains to be seen whether he is right. ” – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  9. The position remains the same. ” – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn
  10. Wonderful enough, you will say; but more remains behind. ” – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  11. The child remains here. ” – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  12. Much has been done, and much remains to be done. ” – State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter by Jimmy Carter
  13. Nothing further remains for me, then, but to be satisfied of one thing. ” – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  14. “ O, all of my poor sister that remains – The Age of Shakespeare by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  15. “ No, Socrates, truth remains the truth under all circumstances. ” – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  16. The ocean's rage Remains no more. ” – The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II by Ovid
  17. Worse, however, remains to be told. ” – Auguste Comte and Positivism by John-Stuart Mill
  18. “ I try to make 'em charge me at the moment; they won't, the money goes, the debt remains – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  19. But when all is said and done, something else remains – The Defendant by G.K. Chesterton
  20. It remains only one known. ” – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht

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