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Definition 1: the dead body of a human being - [noun denoting body]

Samples where remains or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the cadaver was intended for dissection
  • the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse
  • the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river
  • honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay

Synonyms for remains in the sense of this definition

(remains is a kind of ...) a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person

"they found the body in the lake"

(... is a kind of remains ) the remains of a dead body after cremation

Definition 2: any object that is left unused or still extant - [noun denoting object]

Samples where remains or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I threw out the remains of my dinner

(remains is a kind of ...) a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

"it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

(... is a kind of remains ) a relic that has been excavated from the soil

(... is a kind of remains ) the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil

(remains is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

Definition 3: a relic that has been excavated from the soil - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for remains in the sense of this definition

(remains is a kind of ...) an antiquity that has survived from the distant past

(remains is a kind of ...) any object that is left unused or still extant

"I threw out the remains of my dinner"

(remains is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

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