degree of figurative distance or separation
"just one remove from madness" or "it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy";
remove, take, take away, withdraw(verb)
remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
"remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
remove from a position or an office
get rid of, remove(verb)
"Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
take out, move out, remove(verb)
cause to leave
"The teacher took the children out of the classroom"
shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes
"He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
go away or leave
"He absented himself"
murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove(verb)
kill intentionally and with premeditation
"The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
remove, take away(verb)
get rid of something abstract
"The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"
The act of removing something, especially removing a dish at a meal in order to replace it with the next course
A dish thus replaced, or the replacement
(at some public schools) A division of the school, especially the form prior to last
A step or gradation (as in the phrase "at one remove")
Distance in time or space
To move something from one place to another, especially to take away.
He removed the marbles from the bag.
To murder someone.
, To dismiss a batsman.
To discard, set aside (a thought, feeling etc.).
To depart, leave.
To change one's residence.
Origin: From remeven, removen, from remuver, removeir, from remouvoir, from removeo, from re- + moveo
to move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building
to cause to leave a person or thing; to cause to cease to be; to take away; hence, to banish; to destroy; to put an end to; to kill; as, to remove a disease
to dismiss or discharge from office; as, the President removed many postmasters
to change place in any manner, or to make a change in place; to move or go from one residence, position, or place to another
the act of removing; a removal
the transfer of one's business, or of one's domestic belongings, from one location or dwelling house to another; -- in the United States usually called a move
the state of being removed
that which is removed, as a dish removed from table to make room for something else
the distance or space through which anything is removed; interval; distance; stage; hence, a step or degree in any scale of gradation; specifically, a division in an English public school; as, the boy went up two removes last year
the act of resetting a horse's shoe
Origin: [OF. removoir, remouvoir, L. removere, remotum; pref. re- re- + movere to move. See Move.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-mōōv′, v.t. to put from its place: to take away: to withdraw: to displace: to make away with.—v.i. to go from one place to another.—n. any indefinite distance: a step in any scale of gradation, as promotion from one class to another, also a class or division: a dish to be changed while the rest remain: (Shak.) the raising of a siege, a posting-stage.—n. Removabil′ity.—adj. Remo′vable, that may be removed.—adv. Remo′vably.—n. Remo′val, the act of taking away: displacing: change of place: a euphemism for murder.—adj. Removed′ (Shak.), remote: distant by degrees of relationship.—ns. Remo′vedness (Shak.), the state of being removed: remoteness; Remo′ver, one who removes: (Bacon) an agitator.—Removal terms (Scot.), Whitsunday and Martinmas. [O. Fr.,—L. removēre, remōtum—re-, away, movēre, to move.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'remove' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2587
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'remove' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3715
Rank popularity for the word 'remove' in Verbs Frequency: #196
The numerical value of remove in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of remove in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of remove in a Sentence
At that point, we'll remove them.
Then you would have to remove the parapet.
You have to remove some of your expectations.
They were entirely within their right to remove me.
Think like a patriot. We have to remove him from power.
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- نقل, أزالArabic
- treureCatalan, Valencian
- odebrat, odstranitCzech
- beseitigen, entfernen, verdrängen, umziehenGerman
- quitar, removerSpanish
- हटाना, अलग करनाHindi
- eltávolít, elmozdítHungarian
- estirpare, asportare, rimuovere, eradicare, allontanare, togliere, portare via, levareItalian
- 取り去る, 退ける, 移す, 除くJapanese
- جولاندن, لابردنKurdish
- verwijderen, weghalenDutch
- usuwać, odjąćPolish
- scoate, îndepărtaRomanian
- устранять, убирать, УдалитьRussian
- iscotare, trancire, istejare, istesareSardinian
- avlägsna, ta bortSwedish
- తొలగించు, తీయుTelugu
- віднести́, відноси́тиUkrainian
- dọn đi, chuyển điVietnamese
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