Definition and Meanings for remote

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Remote is ranked 32,587 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of remote

adjective, comparative, superlative, adverb, noun

Etymology of remote

l. remotus, p. p. of removere to remove. see remove

Meaning of remote


as adjective, comparative, superlative

  • removed to a distance; not near; far away; distant; -- said in respect to time or to place; as, remote ages; remote lands.
  • hence, removed; not agreeing, according, or being related; -- in various figurative uses.;not agreeing; alien; foreign.;not nearly related; not close; as, a remote connection or consanguinity.;separate; abstracted.;not proximate or acting directly; primary; distant.;not obvious or sriking; as, a remote resemblance.
  • separated by intervals greater than usual.

as adverb, noun

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