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    remove - Dictionary definition and meaning for word remove

    Definition
    (noun) degree of figurative distance or separation
    Example Sentence
    • just one remove from madness
    • it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy
    Definition
    (verb) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
    Synonyms : take , take away , withdraw
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) remove from a position or an office Definition
    (verb) dispose of
    Synonyms : get rid of
    Example Sentence
    • Get rid of these old shoes!
    • The company got rid of all the dead wood
    Definition
    (verb) cause to leave
    Synonyms : move out , take out
    Example Sentence
    • The teacher took the children out of the classroom
    Definition
    (verb) shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes
    Synonyms : transfer
    Example Sentence
    • He removed his children to the countryside
    • Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city
    • remove a case to another court
    Definition
    (verb) go away or leave
    Synonyms : absent
    Example Sentence
    • He absented himself
    Definition
    (verb) kill intentionally and with premeditation
    Synonyms : bump off , dispatch , hit , murder , off , polish off , slay
    Example Sentence
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
    Definition
    (verb) get rid of something abstract
    Synonyms : take away
    Example Sentence
    • The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage
    • God takes away your sins
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