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Legend remains victorious in spite of history.
Sarah Bernhardt

Meaning of "remains" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF REMAINS

remains  [rɪˈmeɪnz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REMAINS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Remains is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES REMAINS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Remains

Remains may refer to: ▪ "Remains", a 2009 song by Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon ▪ Remains, a 2007 compilation album by punk band Alkaline Trio ▪ Remains, a 2004 five-issue comic book series by Steve Niles and Kieron Dwyer ▪ Remains, a 2011 zombie horror film based on the comic book series ▪ Remains, a 1997 album by heavy metal band Annihilator ▪ Remains, a 1997 album by gothic rock band Bella Morte ▪ Remains, a 1984 album by rock band The Only Ones ▪ The Remains, a.k.a. Barry and the Remains, a 1960s rock band from Boston...

Definition of remains in the English dictionary

The first definition of remains in the dictionary is any pieces, scraps, fragments, etc, that are left unused or still extant, as after use, consumption, the passage of time, etc. Other definition of remains is the body of a dead person; corpse. Remains is also Also called: literary remains. the unpublished writings of an author at the time of his or her death.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REMAINS


afterpains
ˈɑːftəˌpeɪnz
brains
breɪnz
cremains
krɪˈmeɪnz
fains
feɪnz
gains
ɡeɪnz
Jane´s
dʒeɪnz
Keynes
keɪnz
mains
meɪnz
pains
peɪnz
plains
pleɪnz
plainstanes
ˈpleɪnˌsteɪnz
rains
reɪnz
reins
reɪnz
Staines
steɪnz
strains
ˈstreɪnz
wholegrains
ˈhəʊlɡreɪnz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REMAINS

remade
remail
remain
remainder
remainderman
remaindermen
remaining
remake
remaker
remaking
reman
remand
remand centre
remand home
remand prisoner
remand wing
remandment
remanence
remanent
remanet

WORDS THAT END LIKE REMAINS

Adirondack Mountains
Aix-les-Bains
blackout curtains
Blue Mountains
Carpathian Mountains
Catskill Mountains
Caucasus Mountains
curtains
Great Plains
growing pains
literary remains
monsoon rains
period pains
Rocky Mountains
Romains
Smoky Mountains
Tatra Mountains
the rains
Ural Mountains
White Mountains

Synonyms and antonyms of remains in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «REMAINS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «remains» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of remains

Translation of «remains» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REMAINS

Find out the translation of remains to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of remains from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «remains» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

残余
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

restos
570 millions of speakers

English

remains
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अवशेष
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بَقايا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

останки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sobras
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দেহাবশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

restes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kekal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Überreste
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

遺物
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

잔여물
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tetep
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đồ thừa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எஞ்சியுள்ள
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राहते
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kalıntılar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

resti
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

resztki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

залишки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rămășițe
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απομεινάρια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oorblyfsels
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kvarlevor
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rester
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of remains

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REMAINS»

The term «remains» is very widely used and occupies the 4.426 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REMAINS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «remains» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «remains» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about remains

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10 QUOTES WITH «REMAINS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word remains.
1
Sarah Bernhardt
Legend remains victorious in spite of history.
2
Norman Borlaug
Cereal production in the rain-fed areas still remains relatively unaffected by the impact of the green revolution, but significant change and progress are now becoming evident in several countries.
3
Tom Chatfield
Modern motor vehicles are safer and more reliable than they have ever been - yet more than 1 million people are killed in car accidents around the world each year, and more than 50 million are injured. Why? Largely because one perilous element in the mechanics of driving remains unperfected by progress: the human being.
4
Gary Coleman
I still have the desire to do the job of acting. It's just a matter of whether I'll be allowed to do the job of acting that remains to be seen. There are only so many brick walls that I'm willing to beat my head on.
5
Francis Collins
One must dig deeply into opposing points of view in order to know whether your own position remains defensible. Iron sharpens iron.
6
Bill Cosby
By the 1960s, many of us believed that the Civil Rights Movement could eliminate racism in America during our lifetime. But despite significant progress, racism remains.
7
Jack Dee
I tend not to trust people who live in very tidy houses. I know that on the surface there is nothing wrong with a person being well-ordered and disciplined. Nothing, except that it leaves the impression of that person having lived in the confines of a stark institution which, although he or she has long since left, remains within.
8
Jacques Delors
Yes, the European model remains superior to that of America and Japan.
9
Arthur Conan Doyle
When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
10
Michael Enzi
We are truly one nation, under God, indivisible and that we must remain so in the face of any threat to ensure our country remains strong, united and free.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REMAINS»

Discover the use of remains in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to remains and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
What Remains: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love
An award-winning television producer traces her life and marriage to Anthony Radziwill, JFK's nephew, in a personal account that describes the influence of her mother's Austrian heritage, her work as a journalist in different international ...
Carole Radziwill, 2007
2
Everything That Remains: A Memoir by The Minimalists
Not a how-to book but a why-to book, Everything That Remains is the touching, surprising story of what happened when one young man decided to let go of everything and begin living more deliberately.
Joshua Fields Millburn, Ryan Nicodemus, 2014
3
The Remains of the Day
The Remains of the Day is a profoundly compelling portrait of the perfect English butler and of his fading, insular world postwar England.
Kazuo Ishiguro, 2010
4
Strength in What Remains
In this powerful book, Tracy Kidder brings to light the universality of the human condition through Deo's extraordinary story of suffering and survival.
Tracy Kidder, 2011
5
Remains
Set in the future when Earth has colonized the moon, Mars, and its orbitals, "Remains" follows the adventures of security officer Mace Preston, who learns that his wife, Helen, has been killed in a construction accident on Mars.
Mark W. Tiedemann, 2005
6
All That Remains: A Scarpetta Novel
With All That Remains, #1 bestselling author Patricia Cornwell returns to the chilling world of gutsy medical examiner Kay Scarpetta for the third installment of the classic suspense fiction series that begins with Postmortem. #1 New York ...
Patricia Cornwell, 2009
7
What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century ...
This book transforms our understanding of China's 19th century and recontextualizes suffering and loss in China during the 20th century.
Tobie Meyer-Fong, 2013
8
Performing Remains: Art and War in Times of Theatrical ...
Divided into seven essays, this book examines both contemporary and historical performance with a wide scope, questioning the importance of representation and reassessing the ritual value of failure.
Rebecca Schneider, 2011
9
Athens, Still Remains: The Photographs of Jean-François Bonhomme
At once photographic analysis, philosophical essay, and autobiographicalnarrative, Athens, Still Remains presents an original theory of photography and throws a fascinating light on Derrida's life and work.The book begins with a sort of ...
Jacques Derrida, Jean-François Bonhomme, 2010
10
Immortal Remains: The Evidence for Life After Death
This work takes a look at some of the most puzzling cases suggesting survival after death, and considers how to distinguish evidence for an afterlife from evidence for exotic things (including psychic things) done by the living.
Stephen E. Braude, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REMAINS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term remains is used in the context of the following news items.
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Remains of Early Colonial Jamestown Leaders Are Identified
The discovery is the first to identify the remains of such high-status early European colonists at Jamestown, and it is likely to set off renewed interest in the study ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Remains of 36 Unidentified Marines From WWII Battle Return
The military and a private organization have brought home the remains of 36 Marines killed in one of World War II's bloodiest battles. A group called History ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
3
Remains inside car pulled from NC lake may be Air Force vet …
Human remains found in a 1968 Pontiac pulled from a North Carolina lake may be those of an Air Force veteran missing for 43 years, authorities said. Caldwell ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
4
Germanwings crash: Victims' remains land in Duesseldorf
The remains of the rest of the victims will be sent back over the coming weeks. The passengers were from 18 countries, including Australia, Argentina and Japan ... «BBC News, Jun 15»
5
Burials From Germanwings Flight Are Delayed by Paperwork Errors
They had already endured weeks of anguish as French gendarmes recovered human remains from among the blackened wreckage scattered across a ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
6
Remains of 4 Women Found at Connecticut Site Tied to Serial Killer
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — The remains of four victims have been found in a wooded area behind a strip mall here in central Connecticut that the authorities ... «New York Times, May 15»
7
US to exhume remains of Pearl Harbor dead for identification
The remains of nearly 400 US servicemen killed at Pearl Harbor are to be exhumed so they may be identified and given individual burials, the US says. «BBC News, Apr 15»
8
Cambridge police investigating human remains in two locations
—A suspect arrested after the discovery of human remains in a discarded duffel bag is due in court Monday, when authorities are expected to answer some of ... «WCVB Boston, Apr 15»
9
Alaska discovery may solve mystery of missing family
(CNN) The disappearance of a young woman, her two children and her boyfriend confounded police last year. Now, remains found in southern Alaska likely ... «CNN, Mar 15»
10
Remains of Cervantes, author of Don Quixote, 'found in convent'
The remains of literary giant Miguel de Cervantes have been found nearly four ... The high-profile search for the remains of one of western literature's most ... «The Guardian, Mar 15»

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