n (plural only)'remains': That which is left of a human being after the life is gone; relics; a dead body.
n The posthumous works or productions, especially literary works of one who is dead.
v To stay behind while others withdraw; to be left after others have been removed or destroyed; to be left after a number or quantity has been subtracted or cut off; to be left as not included or comprised.
v To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last.
v To await; to be left to.
v (context|copulative) To continue in a state of being.