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remain

verb

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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

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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

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The first known use of remain was in the 14th century

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“Remain.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/remain. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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