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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
remove (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to change the location, position, station, or residence of - remove soldiers to the front
b) to transfer (a legal proceeding) from one court to another
2.
to move by lifting, pushing aside, or taking away or off - remove your hat
3.
to dismiss from office
4.
intransitive verb
to get rid of - eliminate remove a tumor surgically
1.
to change location, station, or residence - removing from the city to the suburbs
2.
to go away
3.
to be capable of being - removed
remove (noun)
1.
- removal , specifically - move
2.
a) a distance or interval separating one person or thing from another
b) a degree or stage of separation
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
remove (noun)
the space or amount of space between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects
SYNONIMS:
lead, length, remove, spacing, spread, stretch, way
RELATED WORDS:
altitude, area, breadth, depth, height, rise, space, volume, width; extension, extent; cast, range, reach, scope, shot, sweep, throw; drop, fall, flight, haul; berth, clearance
remove (verb)
1.
to rid oneself of (a garment)
SYNONIMS:
doff, douse, peel (off), put off, shrug off, take off
RELATED WORDS:
husk, shed; kick (off); disrobe, strip, undress
NEAR ANTONYMS:
wear; apparel, array, attire, bedeck, clothe, dress, garb, rig, robe, suit
don, put on, slip (into), throw (on)
remove (verb)
2.
to take away from a place or position
SYNONIMS:
clear, draw, take out, withdraw
RELATED WORDS:
demount, dislodge; abstract, cut, draw off, draw out, extract, pull; budge, dislocate, displace, disturb, move, shift, transfer, transpose
NEAR ANTONYMS:
mount; anchor, clamp, fix, hitch, moor, secure, set; embed ( imbed), entrench ( intrench), implant, ingrain ( engrain), lodge, root; set up, site, situate, stick
place, position, put
remove (verb)
3.
to change the place or position of
SYNONIMS:
budge, dislocate, displace, disturb, relocate, remove, reposition, shift, transfer, transpose
RELATED WORDS:
bear, carry, cart, convey, drive, haul, lug, tote, transmit, transplant, transport; replace, supersede, supplant; alter, make over, modify, redo, refashion, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, vary
NEAR ANTONYMS:
anchor, fix, freeze, moor, secure, set, stabilize; embed ( imbed), entrench ( intrench), implant, ingrain ( engrain), lodge, root
remove (verb)
4.
to let go from office, service, or employment
SYNONIMS:
ax ( axe), bounce, can, cashier, discharge, fire, muster out, pink-slip, release, remove, retire, sack, terminate, turn off
RELATED WORDS:
downsize, excess, furlough, lay off, trim; boot (out), chuck (out), drum (out), kick out, throw out, unseat; separate
NEAR ANTONYMS:
keep; reemploy, rehire; contract, subcontract; recruit
employ, engage, hire, retain, sign (up on), take on
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