Remaining definition

1975, Michael D. Ryan & Langdon Brown Gilkey editors, The Contemporary Explosion of Theology, page 39.

In this steadfast remaining with the Church that he so often criticizes, Küng shows himself to be a true son of Roman Catholicism.

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(countable, rare) Remnant.
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Which remains, especially after something else has been removed.

May I have the only remaining cake?

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Present participle of remain.

They will be remaining behind. (progressive)

My remaining at the beach house kept it from being vandalized. (gerund)

The remaining paint shall be properly disposed of. (participle used as adjective)

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1864 August 8, William H. Seward, “Mr Seward to Mr Pike, No. 171", in Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs, Part 3, published 1865, page 322.

It is important for us to know to what extent the remaining of that naval force is advantageous, and I hope therefore, that you will seek an opportunity informally to confer upon this question, [...]

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
remaining
Plural:
remainings