1 stay (behind), be left, tarry, linger, wait, Colloq stay put:
I remained to help with the washing-up.
2 be left, be there:
How many days remain before your trip?
3 stay, continue, carry on, abide; endure, persist, last, persevere:
She refuses to remain with him another minute. His last book will remain a monument to his scholarship.
(a) leavings, remnants, crumbs, debris, detritus, remainder, balance, residue, leftovers, scraps, vestiges, traces, fragments, oddments, odds and ends:
The remains of a half-eaten meal were on the table.
(b) body, cadaver, corpse; carcass:
The remains of the impala were being picked over by vultures.