What is remove?

  • (noun): Degree of figurative distance or separation.
    Example: "Just one remove from madness" or "it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy"
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "remove":

  • (verb): Remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc. or remove something abstract.
    Example: "Remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"
    Synonyms: take, take away, withdraw
  • (verb): Get rid of something abstract.
    Synonyms: take away
  • (verb): Remove from a position or an office.
  • (verb): Shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes.
    Example: "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
    Synonyms: transfer
  • (verb): Go away or leave.
    Synonyms: absent