remaining meaning

EN[ɹɪˈmeɪnɪŋ] [-eɪnɪŋ]

    Definition of remaining in English Dictionary

  • NounPLremainingsPREré-SUF-ing
    1. NU (now obsolete or in theology) An act or occurrence by which someone or something remains.
      1. For where Gelasius saith, that "there remaineth the substance or nature of bread and wine," to declare thereby the remaining of two natures in Christ, you say, that "Gelasius' saying may be verified in the last, and not in the first," that is to say, that the nature of bread and wine remaineth.
    2. NC (rare) Remnant.
    3. Verb
      1. present participle of remain.
        1. They will be remaining behind. ( progressive )
        2. My remaining at the beach house kept it from being vandalized. ( gerund )
        3. The remaining paint shall be properly disposed of. ( participle used as adjective )
    4. Adjective
      1. which remains, especially after something else has been removed.
        1. May I have the only remaining cake?
    5. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • took the decision to close its last remaining outlet ‎
        • Any remaining sputum fraction was cryobanked for future metagenomic studies to examine bacterial colonisation of the airways.
        • For the remaining isolates, sequetyping assigned the correct serotype/-group to 29/33 (88%) control isolates.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Uncomparable adjectives
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
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            Meaning of remaining for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "remaining" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
            Difficultness: Level 1
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            Definiteness: Level 5
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