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remain

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of remain

  1. 1 to continue to be in a place for a significant amount of time <one of the three bridges known as “the London Bridge,” it was moved in the late 1960s to Lake Havasu City, Arizona, where it remains today> Synonyms abide, dwell, hang around, {h,1}stay, stick around, tarryRelated Words await, hang on, hold on, wait; dally, dawdle, linger, loiter; outstay, overstayNear Antonyms abscond, book [slang], decamp, escape, evacuate, flee, fly, get out, run away, scat, scram, skip; abandon, desert, forsake, vacateAntonyms bail, bail out, bug out, buzz (off), clear off [chiefly British], clear out, cut out, depart, exit, get off, go, go off, leave, move, pack (up or off), peel off, pike (out or off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, shove (off), take off, vamoose, walk out

  2. 2 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state <the fact remains: it's still impossible to be in two places at once> Synonyms abide, bide, endure, hold on, hold up, keep up, last, perdure, persist, continue, run onRelated Words linger, stay, stick around, tarry; carry through, prevail, surviveNear Antonyms abate, die (down), ebb, let up, moderate, subside, waneAntonyms cease, close, conclude, desist, die, discontinue, end, expire, finish, lapse, leave off, pass, quit, stop, terminate, wind up





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