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Definitions of remote

  1. Not agreeing; alien; foreign. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Not nearly related; not close; as, a remote connection or consanguinity. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Separate; abstracted. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Not proximate or acting directly; primary; distant. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Not obvious or sriking; as, a remote resemblance. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Separated by intervals greater than usual. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Removed to a distance; not near; far away; distant; - said in respect to time or to place; as, remote ages; remote lands. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Hence, removed; not agreeing, according, or being related; - in various figurative uses. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Remoteness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Remotely. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. inaccessible and sparsely populated Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. far apart in nature; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance; "he lost the remote for his TV" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  14. very unlikely; "an outside chance"; "a remote possibility"; "a remote contingency" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. Far off in time or space; far removed from others; as, a remote village; having slight connection; as, his remarks were remote from the subject; slight; not plainly seen; as, a remote likeness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. Moved back to a distance in time or place: far: distant: primary, as a cause: not agreeing: not related. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. Distant; far; not related. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. Distant in space, time, or relation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Not obvious; slight. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Distant in place or time; not immediate or proximate; alien; distant in consanguinity or affinity; slight; inconsiderable. See Remove. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. Distant in any sense; not near; afar off; alien; not agreeing with; inconsiderable, as resemblance. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for remote

  1. I only produce this remote fact to prove that ancient times do not alter the truth of our principle. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  2. The only precaution we shall have to take is to cross the main road on our right at some point remote from any town or village. – Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty
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