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Princeton's WordNet

  1. removed(p)adjective

    separated in relationship by a given degree of descent

    "a cousin once removed"

  2. distant, remote, removedadjective

    separate or apart in time

    "distant events"; "the remote past or future"


  1. removedadjective

    Separated in time, space, or degree.

  2. removedadjective

    Of a different generation, older or younger

    Steve is my second cousin once removed.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Removedparticip. adj.

    Remote; separate from others.

    Etymology: from remove.

    Your accent is something finer, than you could purchase in so removed a dwelling. William Shakespeare, As You Like it.


  1. removed

    Removed generally refers to the act of taking something or someone away from a particular place or position. It could mean eliminating, deleting, or excluding a certain object, element, or individual. The term can also be used to describe relationships within a family tree, indicating a separation of generations or branches.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Removed

    of Remove

  2. Removedadjective

    changed in place

  3. Removedadjective

    dismissed from office

  4. Removedadjective

    distant in location; remote

  5. Removedadjective

    distant by degrees in relationship; as, a cousin once removed

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'removed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1726

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'removed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3396

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of removed in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of removed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of removed in a Sentence

  1. Education Bureau:

    If any teaching materials have content which is outdated or involves the four crimes under the law, unless they are being used to positively teach pupils about their national security awareness or sense of safeguarding national security, otherwise if they involve other serious crime or socially and morally unacceptable act, they should be removed, school management and teachers should review all learning and teaching materials in a timely manner, including books.

  2. Haifa MayorEinat Kalisch-Rotem:

    The work will be removed and returned as soon as possible.

  3. Millard County Sheriff Office:

    The young lion was removed from 200 South just east of Main Street.

  4. Duval County Public Schools:

    The district has opened a human resources matter to review allegations of potential misconduct under school board policy and the Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession in Florida, the presumption of innocence applies ; however, Amy Donofrio has been removed from school and classroom duties while the matter is reviewed.

  5. Mark Hamilton:

    We've had floods nine, 10 years ago, but it was nothing like this, that entire trailer park needs to be removed now; nobody can live there.

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