"remove" Definition

  1. v. t. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building.
  2. v. t. To cause to leave a person or thing; to cause to cease to be; to take away; hence, to banish; to destroy; to put an end to; to kill; as, to remove a disease.
  3. v. t. To dismiss or discharge from office; as, the President removed many postmasters.
  4. v. i. To change place in any manner, or to make a change in place; to move or go from one residence, position, or place to another.
  5. n. The act of removing; a removal.
  6. n. The transfer of one's business, or of one's domestic belongings, from one location or dwelling house to another; -- in the United States usually called a move.
  7. n. The state of being removed.
  8. n. That which is removed, as a dish removed from table to make room for something else.
  9. n. The distance or space through which anything is removed; interval; distance; stage; hence, a step or degree in any scale of gradation; specifically, a division in an English public school; as, the boy went up two removes last year.
  10. n. The act of resetting a horse's shoe.

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Position in dictionary: 83161 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., v. t., v. i., n., n., n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "remove": 3
Words that end with "remove": 1
Words that contain "remove": 3
Next words in dictionary: removed, remover, removing, remuable, remue
Previous words in dictionary: removal, removable, remount, remould, remoulad

English Dictionary Definition of remove

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