"remained" in the verb sense
1. stay, remain, rest
stay the same remain in a certain state
"The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"
"He remained unmoved by her tears"
"The bad weather continued for another week"
2. stay, stay on, continue, remain
continue in a place, position, or situation
"After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"
"Stay with me, please"
"despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"
"She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
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"
4. persist, remain, stay
"The smell stayed in the room"
"The hostility remained long after they made up"
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