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Remain, vb. 1) to stay behind after others have withdrawn: “if what parts can so r.” Phoen. 48 (and consequently continue to be together). “trouble being gone, comfort should r.” Ado I, 1, 101. the ladies follow “her and but one visor --s,” II, 1, 164. “I r. a pinched thing,” Wint. II, 1, 51. “if she r., whom they have ravished must by me be slain,” Per. IV, 1, 102. Hence == to be left as a trace: “the scar that will despite of cure r.” Lucr. 732. “those blots that do with me r.” Sonn. 36, 3. “scratch thee but with a pin, and there --s some scar of it,” As III, 5, 21. cf. “proofs new-bleeding, which --ed the foil of this false jewel,” Compl. 153. “I hope it --s not unkindly with your lordship, that I returned you an empty messenger,” Tim. III, 6, 39.
2) to be left out of a greater number or quantity: “what face --s alive that's worth the viewing?” Ven. 1076. “of what she was no semblance did r.” Lucr. 1453. “there --s unpaid a hundred thousand more,” LLL II, 134. “where now --s a sweet reversion,” H4A IV, 1, 53. “for me nothing --s,” H6A I, 1, 174. I, 2, 15. H6C V, 6, 66. Cor. IV, 5, 79. Rom. II, 4, 67. Tim. II, 2, 156. IV, 2, 2. Oth. II, 3, 264. == to be left to be done: “then no more --s,” Meas. I, 1, 7. “nothing --s but that I kindle the boy thither,” As I, 1, 179. “nought --s but so,” Shr. I, 1, 166. R2 IV, 222. H4A V, 5, 34. H6C IV, 3, 60. IV, 7, 7. Cor. II, 2, 42. Cor. II, 2, 42 Tit. I, 146 (--eth nought). Mcb. V, 6, 5. Hml. II, 2, 104. III, 4, 179. Oth. V, 2, 368. “--s that you anon do meet the senate,” Cor. II, 3, 147. “and now --s that we find out the cause,” Hml. II, 2, 100.
== to be reserved: “for thee --s a heavier doom,” R2 I, 3, 148. “to thee and thine r. this ample third,” Lr. I, 1, 82.
3) to rest or abide in a place, not to go away, not to remove: “the cry --eth in one place,” Ven. 885. “his hand, that yet --s upon her breast,” Lucr. 463. “a dower --ing in the coffer of her friends,” Meas. I, 2, 155. “where would you had --ed until this time,” Err. IV, 4, 69. Mids. III, 1, 156. III, 2, 83. III, 2, 83 All's IV, 2, 58. IV, 5, 52. IV, 5, 52 Tw. IV, 2, 61. Wint. IV, 4, 853. H5 III, 3, 52. III, 5, 66. Cor. III, 1, 87. Cor. III, 1, 87 III, 3, 124. Hml. I, 2, 115. III, 3, 97. Ant. I, 3, 44. Ant. I, 3, 44 Cymb. IV, 2, 1. cf. Ant. II, 6, 29. Cymb. I, 1, 117.
4) to stay, to be in a place: “by praising him here who doth hence r.” Sonn. 39, 14. “while here you do r.” Mids. V, 152. “from where you do r. let paper show,” R2 I, 3, 250. “where Warwick now --s,” H6C IV, 8, 59. “where she --s now sick,” H8 IV, 1, 35. “there to r. till the king's further pleasure be known unto us,” V, 3, 90. “--ing now in Gatlia,” Cymb. III, 7, 12. “I nothing know where she --s,” IV, 3, 14.
Hence == to dwell: “in men r. cave-keeping evils,” Lucr. 1249. “one knight loves both, and both in thee r.” Pilgr. 116. “I see inconstancy more in women than in men r.” Pilgr. 116 “if you r. upon this island,” Tp. I, 2, 423. “where --s he?” As III, 2, 235. “by his authority he --s here,” All's IV, 5, 69. “in this country, where we now r.” H6C III, 1, 75. “that only like a gulf it did r. i' the midst o' the body,” Cor. I, 1, 101. r. in it (my father's house) Ant. II, 6, 29. r. thou (a ring) “here, while sense can keep it on,” Cymb. I, 1, 117.
And even simply == to be: “but there --s a scruple in that too,” H6A V, 3, 93. “wouldst thou r. a beast with the beasts?” Tim. IV, 3, 326. “r. assured,” V, 1, 100. cf. Lucr. 529.
5) to last, not to perish, not to cease: both (night and morrow) “she thinks too long with her --ing,” Lucr. 1572. “and this with thee --s,” Sonn. 74, 14. “which shall above that idle rank r. beyond all date,” 122, 3. “aye --ing lamps,” Per. III, 1, 63. == to be preserved, not to be killed: “if Cassio do r.” Oth. V, 1, 18.
6) to continue in a state or quality. “doth always fresh r.” Ven. 801. “thy husband shall r. the scornful mark of every eye,” Lucr. 519. a little harm done to a great good end for lawful policy --s enacted, 529 (== is always). “to have their unseen sin r. untold,” Lucr. 519 “some of her blood still pure and red --ed,” Lucr. 519 “to dwell with him in thoughts, or to r. in personal duty,” Compl. 129. “imprisoned thou didst painfully r.” Tp. I, 2, 278. “this mystery --ed undiscovered,” Wint. V, 2, 130. “I do r. as neuter,” R2 II, 3, 159. there (on the gates of York) it (York's head) “doth r.” H6C II, 1, 66 (== is still). “thou shalt still r. the duke of York,” V, 1, 28. H8 V, 3, 181. Cor. II, 3, 191. III, 1, 202. IV, 1, 51. V, 3, 147. V, 6, 17. Caes. I, 3, 18. III, 1, 73. Mcb. III, 2, 15. Lr. I, 1, 160. II, 1, 59. V, 1, 59. Ant. II, 2, 115. V, 2, 189. V, 2, 189 Cymb. I, 1, 175. I, 4, 173. II, 4, 3. III, 2, 47. IV, 4, 42. Per. III, 3, 29. let her r. == let her alone: Cymb. II, 3, 17 (German: lass sie bleiben).
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