Associations to the word «Remove»


REMOVE, verb. (transitive) To move something from one place to another, especially to take away.
REMOVE, verb. (obsolete) (formal) To replace a dish within a course.
REMOVE, verb. (transitive) To murder.
REMOVE, verb. (cricket) (transitive) To dismiss a batsman.
REMOVE, verb. (transitive) To discard, set aside, especially something abstract (a thought, feeling, etc.).
REMOVE, verb. (intransitive) (now rare) To depart, leave.
REMOVE, verb. (intransitive) To change one's residence; to move.
REMOVE, verb. To dismiss or discharge from office.
REMOVE, noun. The act of removing something.
REMOVE, noun. (archaic) Removing a dish at a meal in order to replace it with the next course, a dish thus replaced, or the replacement.
REMOVE, noun. (British) (at some public schools) A division of the school, especially the form prior to last
REMOVE, noun. A step or gradation (as in the phrase "at one remove")
REMOVE, noun. Distance in time or space; interval.
REMOVE, noun. (dated) The transfer of one's home or business to another place; a move.
REMOVE, noun. The act of resetting a horse's shoe.

Dictionary definition

REMOVE, noun. Degree of figurative distance or separation; "just one remove from madness" or "it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy";.
REMOVE, verb. Remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "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".
REMOVE, verb. Remove from a position or an office.
REMOVE, verb. Dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood".
REMOVE, verb. Cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom".
REMOVE, verb. Shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court".
REMOVE, verb. Go away or leave; "He absented himself".
REMOVE, verb. Kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered".
REMOVE, verb. Get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins".

Wise words

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao Tzu