regulae mensurarum, magnitudinum.....apud nos observatae restantur astronomiae scientiam esse veram
I ask about restantur.
1.Though the passive usage of this word is not listed in Lewis and Short, can I consider it as meaning the same as restant ?
2. I'm bad at understanding the English it remains that....
Is it meaning it remains as a fact that...., or it has not said or done or brought about that... ?
(Which meaning is relevant here ? Tell me if you can decide.)
from Lewis and Short for resto
III. To be left, remain (syn. remaneo......
Impers.: “restat, ut aut summa neglegentia tibi obstiterit, aut, etc.,” Cic. Quint. 12, 41; so, “restat, ut,” id. N. D. 2, 16, 44; 17 init.; Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 27 al.—With inf. (mostly poet.): “nec aliud restabat quam corrigere, etc.,” Liv. 44, 4, 8: “restabat aliud nihil, nisi oculos pascere,” Ter. Phorm. 1, 2, 35; Ov. M. 1, 700; Stat. S. 4, 1, 40.—