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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REMA'IN, verb intransitive [Latin remaneo; re and maneo, Gr.]

1. To continue; to rest or abide in a place for a time indefinite. They remained a month in Rome. We remain at an inn for a night, for a week, or a longer time.

Remain a widow at thy father's house, till Shelah my son be grown. Genesis 38:11.

2. To be left after others have withdrawn; to rest or abide in the same place when others remove, or are lost, destroyed or taken away.

Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark. Genesis 7:23.

3. To be left after a part or others have past. Let our remaining time or years be employed in active duties.

4. To continue unchanged, or in a particular state. He remains stupid; he remains in a low state of health.

5. Not to be lost; not to escape; not to be forgotten.

All my wisdom remained with me.

6. To be left, out of a greater number or quantity. Part of the debt is paid; that which remains will be on interest.

That which remaineth over, lay up for you to be kept till the morning. Exodus 16:23.

7. To be left as not included or comprised. There remains one argument which has not been considered.

That an elder brother has power over his brethren, remains to be proved.

8. To continue in the same state.

Children thou art, childless remain

REMA'IN, verb transitive To await; to be left to; as, the easier conquest now remains thee. [This is elliptical for remains to thee. remain is not properly a transitive verb.]

REMA'IN, noun That which is left; a corpse; also, abode. [Not used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. Any thing left after the separation and removal of a part.

If these decoctions be repeated till the water comes off clear, the remainder yields no salt.

The last remainders of unhappy Troy.

2. Relics; remains; the corpse of a human being. [Not now used.]

3. That which is left after a part is past; as the remainder of the day or week; the remainder of the year; the remainder of life.

4. The sum that is left after subtraction or after any deduction.

5. In law, an estate limited to take effect and be enjoyed after another estate is determined. A grants land to B for twenty years; remainder to D in fee. If a man by deed or will limits his books or furniture to A for life, with remainder to B, this remainder is good.

A writ of formedon in remainder is a writ which lies where a man gives lands to another for life or in tail, with remainder to a third person in tail or in fee, and he who has the particular estate dies without issue heritable, and a stranger intrudes upon him in remainder and keeps him out of possession; in this case, the remainder-man shall have his writ of formedon in the remainder

REMA'INDER, adjective Remaining; refuse; left; as the remainder biscuit; the remainder viands. obsolete

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REMA'INDER-MAN, noun In law, he who has an estate after a particular estate is determined.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REMA'INING, participle present tense Continuing; resting; abiding for an indefinite time; being left after separation and removal of a part, or after loss or destruction, or after a part is passed, as of time.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REMA'INS, noun plural

1. That which is left after a part is separated, taken away or destroyed; as the remains of a city or house demolished.

2. A dead body; a corpse.

The singular, remain, in the like sense, and in the sense of abode, is entirely obsolete.