remain to be seen

Definition of remain to be seen

:to not be exactly known or decided :be uncertain
  • It remains to be seen whether or not she was lying.

Word by Word Definitions

remain play
  1. : to be a part not destroyed, taken, or used up

  2. : to be something yet to be shown, done, or treated

  3. : to stay in the same place or with the same person or group

  1. : stay

  2. : a remaining part or trace

  3. : a dead body

seen
  1. : past participle of see


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