- v stay the same; remain in a certain state
The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it
He remained unmoved by her tears
- v continue in a place, position, or situation
despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year
- v be left; of persons, questions, problems, results, evidence, etc.
There remains the question of who pulled the trigger
Carter remains the only President in recent history under whose Presidency the U.S. did not fight a war
- v stay behind
The hostility remained long after they made up
- Senator Barack Obama probably thought that the prayer he penned in the solitude of his King David Hotel room in Jerusalem would remain between him and the Almighty.
- While Jaycee Lee Dugard has been reunited with her family after being abducted 18 years ago, plenty of disappearances remain unexplained.
- Rose Tremain crafts a seductive heroine in a novel about art, love and the impossibility of dreams.
- Barack Obama in Chicago Sun-Times
We remain a young nation,Obama said, "but, in the words of Scripture, the time has come to set aside childish things."
- Joe Biden in The Associated Press
I remain, as I have been from the beginning, extremely optimistic about the government being formed here,Biden told reporters.
- Michelle Bachelet in The Guardian
President Bachelet said: "People should remain calm. We're doing everything we can with all the forces we have. Any information [we have] we will share immediately."