remain with (someone or something)

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remain with (someone or something)

1. To continue to be physically present alongside someone or something. I want at least two armed guards to remain with the prisoner at all times, do you understand? John decided to remain with the truck while I went off in search of help.
2. To continue to be a member of a group, team, organization, company, etc. The star quarterback could sign with any team in the country, but he decided to remain with his home team in Denver. She said she would remain with the company for at least another year.
3. To continue to be in a romantic relationship with someone. I don't understand why she would remain with a jerk like him. I know my dad remained with my mom out of a misplaced sense of propriety and duty, not because he loved her.
See also: remain
References in classic literature ?
They were both very unhappy, but agreed to make the best of things and to remain with one another.
In total, 93% of constituencies have had a shift to Remain with just 7% going in the opposite direction, the analysis shows.
The IRS added a BRR under -35T(f) because certain events (such as worthlessness or insolvency) could allow a subsidiary to cease to exist in a taxable transaction, but allow a portion of the group's consolidated net operating or capital loss to remain with the group.
In addition, if a corporation "dies," (e.g., is dissolved or absorbed), those duties may remain with it or may pass along to a successor.
Because of the limited market for closely held stock, the decision to remain with a company until an obligation to buy the stock is created can be very valuable.
Clients left alone may prepare the house for a later burglary by unlocking doors/windows or planting weapons for a future visit; therefore, officers caution realtors to remain with customers throughout the house to help prevent future incidents.