Definitions for remove
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word remove.
degree of figurative distance or separation
"just one remove from madness" or "it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy";
remove, take, take away, withdrawverb
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, removeverb
"Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
take out, move out, removeverb
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, removeverb
kill intentionally and with premeditation
"The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
remove, take awayverb
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 discard, set aside (a thought, feeling etc.).
To change one's residence.
To move something from one place to another, especially to take away. To replace a dish within a course.
He removed the marbles from the bag.
To dismiss a batsman.
To discard, set aside, especially something abstract.
Eternall thraldom was to her more liefe, / Then loſſe of chaſtitie, or chaunge of loue : / Dye had ſhe rather in tormenting griefe, / Then any ſhould of falſeneſſe her reproue, / Or looſeneſſe, that ſhe lightly did remoue.
To depart, leave.
THenne the kynge dyd doo calle syre Gawayne / syre Borce / syr Lyonel and syre Bedewere / and commaunded them to goo strayte to syre Lucius / and saye ye to hym that hastely he remeue oute of my land / And yf he wil not / bydde hym make hym redy to bataylle and not distresse the poure peple
To change one's residence; to move.
Till Birnam wood remove to Dunsinane.
To dismiss or discharge from office.
The President removed many postmasters.
Etymology: From Middle English remeven, removen, from Anglo-Norman remover, removeir, from Old French remouvoir, from Latin removēre, from re- + movēre ("to move")
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from the verb.
What is early received in any considerable strength of impress, grows into our tender natures; and therefore is of difficult remove. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps.
Rosaline, this favour thou shalt wear;
Hold, take you this, my sweet, and give me thine,
So shall Biron take me for Rosaline:
And change your favours too; so shall your loves
Woo contrary deceiv’d by these removes. William Shakespeare.
This place should be both school and university, not needing a remove to any other house of scholarship. John Milton.
He that considers how little our constitution can bear a remove into parts of this air, not much higher than that we breathe in, will be satisfied, that the allwise architect has suited our organs, and the bodies that are to effect them, one to another. John Locke.
So look’d Astrea, her remove design’d,
On those distressed friends she left behind. Edmund Waller.
Let him, upon his removes from one place to another, procure recommendation to some person of quality residing in the place whither he removeth. Francis Bacon, Essays.
In all the visible corporeal world, quite down from us, the descent is by easy steps, and a continued series of things, that in each remove differ very little one from the other. John Locke.
A freeholder is but one remove from a legislator, and ought to stand up in the defence of those laws. Addison.
The fiercest contentions of men are between creatures equal in nature, and capable, by the greatest distinction of circumstances, of but a very small remove one from another. John Rogers.
His horse wanted two removes, your horse wanted nails. Jonathan Swift.
Etymology: removeo, Lat. remuer, Fr.
Good God remove
The means that makes us strangers! William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding of the aged. Job xii. 20.
Remove thy stroke away from me; I am consumed by the blow. Psalm xxxix. 13.
So would he have removed thee out of the straight into a broad place. Job xxxvi. 16.
He longer in this paradise to dwell
Permits not; to remove thee I am come,
And send thee from the garden forth to till
The ground. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. xi.
Whether he will remove his contemplation from one idea to another, is many times in his choice. John Locke.
You, who fill the blissful seats above!
Let kings no more with gentle mercy sway,
But every monarch be the scourge of God,
If from your thoughts Ulysses you remove,
Who rul’d his subjects with a father’s love. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.
They are farther removed from a title to be innate, and the doubt of their being native impressions on the mind, is stronger against these moral principles than the other. John Locke.
A short exile must for show precede;
The term expir’d, from Candia they remove,
And happy each at home enjoys his love. Dryden.
How oft from pomp and state did I remove
To feed despair. Matthew Prior.
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
Etymology: [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
Dance is the place that you visit to remove any anxiety while moving to your favorite melody
The Secretary of State has attempted to remove me from the ballot in this year's governor's race. This is a decision grounded in politics, not precedent. The law is clearly on our side. Our campaign will challenge this decision in court, and we will win.
The government has to not just address it but deal with it, identify the ghost workers, take sanctions against those who are responsible, remove those names from the list, clean up the database and stop these leakages.
As long as there's no lethal removal of bison, our ability to remove them is greatly diminished.
( The agreement) does not remove any regulatory risk as the approval has still not yet been received.
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- نقل, أزالArabic
- treureCatalan, Valencian
- odebrat, odstranitCzech
- entfernen, verdrängen, umziehen, beseitigenGerman
- remover, quitarSpanish
- हटाना, अलग करनाHindi
- eltávolít, elmozdítHungarian
- portare via, eradicare, asportare, rimuovere, togliere, allontanare, levare, estirpareItalian
- 移す, 取り去る, 退ける, 除くJapanese
- لابردن, جولاندنKurdish
- verwijderen, weghalenDutch
- odjąć, usuwaćPolish
- îndepărta, scoateRomanian
- убирать, устранять, УдалитьRussian
- istejare, iscotare, istesare, trancireSardinian
- avlägsna, ta bortSwedish
- తీయు, తొలగించుTelugu
- віднести́, відноси́тиUkrainian
- chuyển đi, dọn điVietnamese
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