Remove - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈmuːv|  American pronunciation of the word remove
Brit.  |rɪˈmuːv|  British pronunciation of the word remove

noun

- degree of figurative distance or separation

verb

- remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract(syn: take, withdraw)
- remove from a position or an office
- dispose of
- cause to leave
- shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes(syn: transfer)
- go away or leave (syn: absent)
- kill intentionally and with premeditation (syn: dispatch, hit, murder, off, slay)
- get rid of something abstract

Examples

Remove the trash from the front yard.

My tonsils were removed when I was five years old.

Trees help to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

These new findings should remove any doubt about his innocence.

What's a good way to remove stains from a silk dress?

The new law would remove obstacles to obtaining a work permit.

He was removed from office.

She thrives when she's at some remove from mainstream society.

...their farm is just a remove of two miles from the town center...

The bed was removed downstairs.

Mr. Green was removed from the chairmanship of the club.

He has not got his remove.

Remove the old wallpaper and fill any holes in the walls.

Reference books may not be removed from the library.

The college removed rules that prevented women from enrolling.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: remove
he/she/it: removes
present participle: removing
past tense: removed
past participle: removed
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