Definitions of remains

  1. the dead body of a human being
  2. any object that is left unused or still extant; " I threw out the remains of my dinner"
  3. A corpse: the literary productions of one dead.
  4. A corpse; literary productions left by one deceased.
  5. That which is left; a dead body; relies; remnants.

Usage examples for remains

  1. " 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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. The position remains the same. – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn
  3. No, Socrates, truth remains the truth under all circumstances. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  4. It remains to be seen whether he is right. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  5. Nothing further remains for me, then, but to be satisfied of one thing. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  6. Worse, however, remains to be told. – Auguste Comte and Positivism by John-Stuart Mill
  7. " This is all that remains of our old family dining- table," he said. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  8. The child remains here. – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  9. 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
  10. But it remains to be seen what the coroner's jury will think of it. – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  11. 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
  12. The ocean's rage Remains no more. – The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II by Ovid
  13. O, all of my poor sister that remains! – The Age of Shakespeare by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  14. A gift remains for those! – Young Adventure A Book of Poems by Stephen Vincent Benet
  15. It remains only one known. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  16. Trafalger Square remains in my memory. – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  17. Isobel, as you are aware, remains here. – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  18. Wonderful enough, you will say; but more remains behind. – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  19. Much has been done, and much remains to be done. – State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter by Jimmy Carter
  20. But when all is said and done, something else remains. – The Defendant by G.K. Chesterton