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Remove is sometimes a misspelling of removed.

The word remove is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

The word remove and its family (removable, removal, removals, removed, removes, removing) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun remove

What does remove mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: removes

  1. degree of figurative distance or separation
    • examples: just one remove from madness | it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic word: distance = the property created by the space between two objects or points

Alternative definition of the noun remove

noun

  1. The act of removing something, especially removing a dish at a meal in order to replace it with the next course
  2. A dish thus replaced, or the replacement
  3. [British] (at some public schools) A division of the school, especially the form prior to last
  4. A step or gradation (as in the phrase "at one remove")
  5. Distance in time or space

Definition of the verb remove

What does remove mean as a doing word?

Remove is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: removed | removing | removes

  1. remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
  2. remove from a position or an office
  3. dispose of
  4. cause to leave
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonyms of remove: move out / take out
    • more specific terms:
      • clear = remove (people) from a building
      • call in = take a player out of a game in order to exchange for another player
      • estrange = remove from customary environment or associations
    • cause: move
  5. shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes
    • examples: He removed his children to the countryside | Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city | remove a case to another court
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 3
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonym of remove: transfer
    • more generic words: shift / transfer = move around
    • more specific word: exfiltrate = transfer secretly out of an area under enemy control
  6. go away or leave
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonym of remove: absent
    • more generic terms: disappear / go away / vanish = get lost, as without warning or explanation
  7. kill intentionally and with premeditation
  8. get rid of something abstract
    • example: The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonym of remove: take away
    • more specific term: wash away = eliminate

Alternative definition of the verb remove

verb

  1. [transitive] To move something from one place to another, especially to take away.
  2. [transitive] To murder someone.
  3. [cricket][transitive] To dismiss a batsman.
  4. [transitive] To discard, set aside (a thought, feeling etc.).
  5. [intransitive, now rare] To depart, leave.
  6. [intransitive] To change one's residence.

Music

  1. "Remove" is a composition.
  2. "Remove" is a musical EP of Rue East.
    • released on (16 years ago)

Miscellanea

Remove: A Remove Class in education was a group of students at an English Public School who were prevented from going up with their peers in order to receive extra tuition. In Frank Richards' Billy Bunter series the Remove Class are the focus for all the stories.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Remove

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Google previewWisconsin Statutes, 1927 (1928)

Printed Pursuant to the Provisions of Section 35.18 of These Statutes, and Embracing All General Statutes in Force at the Close of the General Session of 1927 by Wisconsin

The power to remove is an incident of the power to appoint a public oflicial for an indefinite term, in the absence of any provision of law to the contrary. Ofiice is not property and the right to hold oflice is not a vested right.

Google previewWisconsin Statutes and Annotations (1923)

by Wisconsin

The power to remove is an incident of the power to appoint a public oflicial for an indefinite term, in the absence - of any provision of law to the contrary. Oflice is not property and the right to hold office is not a vested right.

Google previewThe KBMT Project (1991)

A Case Study in Knowledge-based Machine Translation by Kenneth Goodman

The token *remove is a value that exists when (X0 obj = X2) is encountered. Of course, this token can be...

Google previewWisconsin Statutes (1921)

by Wisconsin

The power to remove is an incident of the power to appoint a public official for an indefinite term, in the absence of any provision of law to the contrary. no presumption that the voters knew of these office is not property am] the ...

Google previewReport ... (1910)

by Iowa. Treasury Dept

"The power to remove is an incident to the power to appoint, as a general proposition. * * * ." Sponogle v. Curnow, 136 Cal., 580-582. There is a rule, universal in the United States so far as we know, that in the absence of constitutional or ...

Google previewProject Charger (2012)

The Step-By-Step Restoration of a Popular Vintage Car by Larry Lyles

All that is left to remove is the right vent assembly, the brake pedal bracket, and the upper door hinges. PHOTO 10: Finally, the wiring harness can be removed. Notice.

Google previewAn English Grammar Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the Language, Illustrated by Appropriate Exercises, and a Key to the Exercises. By Lindley Murray. ... In Two Volumes. Volume 1. (-2.) (1823)

One is a numeral adjective, agreeing with itssubstantive “ remove.”j Remove is a common substantive, of the neuter gender, the third person, the singular number, and in the nominative case, according to the fourth note ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Gardening (1847)

by George William Johnson

—Budded Trees, remove shoots from ...

Google previewHarper's Cook Book Encyclopaedia (1902)

Arranged Like a Dictionary and Compiled Under the Direction of the Editor of Harper's Bazar

six nice pippin apples in a saucepan half full of cold water; let come to a simmer for five minutes; remove the apples from the pan; peel and core them. Have prepared six round pieces of bread half an inch thick; butter them on both sides.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1991)

Volume 25 - Supplement 10: Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Agriculture and Natural Resource Management to Transaction Machine Architectures by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

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Usage statistics about remove

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb remove:

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Quotes about Remove

Because women live creatively, they rarely experience the need to depict or write about that which to them is a primary experience and which men know only at a second remove. Women create naturally, men create artificially. (Ashley Montagu)
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Scrabble value of R1E1M3O1V4E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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