1. (v. i.) 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.

2. (v. i.) To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last.

3. (v. t.) To await; to be left to.

4. (n.) State of remaining; stay.

5. (n.) That which is left; relic; remainder; -- chiefly in the plural.

6. (n.) That which is left of a human being after the life is gone; relics; a dead body.

7. (n.) The posthumous works or productions, esp. literary works, of one who is dead; as, Cecil's

abide balance be found be left be located be met with be present be situated be still be there berth bide body bunk cadaver carcass carry on cease not coast cohabit continue continue to be corpse debris defeat time defy time detritus domicile domiciliate doss down drag on dwell dwell in endure exist extend fragments freeze go along go on hang out hold hold on hold out hold steady indwell inhabit inhere jog on keep keep going keep on keep quiet last last long last out leavings leftovers lie lie still linger live live on live through lodge maintain mark time nest never cease not breathe not stir occupy occur oddments odds and ends perch perdure perennate persevere persist prevail remain motionless remainder remains repose reside residue rest room roost run run on scraps slog on squat stagger on stand stand fast stand firm stand still stay stay on stay put stick stick around stick fast subsist survive sustain tarry tenant tide over traces tread water vestiges wait wear wear well


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