Definition of manent in English:

manent

verb

Theatre
rare, historical
  • no object ‘They remain’: used as a stage direction preceding the names of the characters who are to remain on stage for the ensuing action, while others leave.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Christopher Marlowe (?1564–1593), playwright and poet. From classical Latin manent, 3rd person plural present indicative of manēre to remain.

Pronunciation

manent

/ˈmanɛnt/