remove

  • 1 remove — re·move /ri müv/ vb re·moved, re·mov·ing vt: to change the location, position, station, status, or residence of: as a: to have (an action) transferred from one court to another and esp. from a state court to a federal court see also separable… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 remove — re‧move [rɪˈmuːv] verb [transitive] 1. to take something away: • We need to consider the trade implications before border controls are removed. remove something from somebody/​something • an injunction removing the vote from 80,000 shareholders • …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Remove — Re*move (r? m??v ), 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. [1913 Webster] Till Birnam wood remove to Dunsinane, I can not taint with fear. Shak. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Remove — Re*move (r? m??v ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Removed} ( m??vd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Removing}.] [OF. removoir, remouvoir, L. removere, remotum; pref. re re + movere to move. See {Move}.] 1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 remove — [ri mo͞ov′] vt. removed, removing [ME remouen < OFr remouvoir < L removere: see RE & MOVE] 1. to move (something) from where it is; lift, push, transfer, or carry away, or from one place to another 2. to take off [to remove one s coat] 3.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Remove — Re*move , n. 1. The act of removing; a removal. [1913 Webster] This place should be at once both school and university, not needing a remove to any other house of scholarship. Milton. [1913 Webster] And drags at each remove a lengthening chain.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 remove — ► VERB 1) take off or away from the position occupied. 2) abolish or get rid of. 3) dismiss from a post. 4) (be removed) be very different from. 5) (remove to) dated relocate to (another place). 6) ( …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 remove — [v1] lift or move object; take off, away abolish, abstract, amputate, carry away, carry off, cart off, clear away, cut out, delete, depose, detach, dethrone, dig out, discard, discharge, dislodge, dismiss, displace, disturb, do away with, doff,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 Remove — or remover may refer to:* Removalist or household goods Mover * Hare Remover , 1945 Merrie Melodies cartoon * Needle remover * Pet eye remover, in photographic retouching * Polish remover * Staple removerSee also* Delete * Relocate * Removable… …

    Wikipedia

  • 10 remove — (v.) c.1300, from O.Fr. remouvoir, from L. removere move back or away, from re back, away + movere to move (see MOVE (Cf. move)). Related: Removed; removing. The noun is first recorded 1550s, act of removing; sense of space or interval by which… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 remove — vb *move, shift, transfer Analogous words: convey, *carry, bear, transport, transmit: eradicate, extirpate, uproot (see EXTERMINATE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 remove — [[t]rɪmu͟ːv[/t]] ♦♦ removes, removing, removed 1) VERB If you remove something from a place, you take it away. [WRITTEN] [V n from n] As soon as the cake is done, remove it from the oven... [V n from n] At least three bullets were removed from… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 remove — /ri moohv /, v., removed, removing, n. v.t. 1. to move from a place or position; take away or off: to remove the napkins from the table. 2. to take off or shed (an article of clothing): to remove one s jacket. 3. to move or shift to another place …

    Universalium

  • 14 remove — re|move1 W1S2 [rıˈmu:v] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(take away)¦ 2¦(get rid of)¦ 3¦(from a job)¦ 4¦(clothes)¦ 5 be far removed from something 6 cousin once/twice etc removed ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: removoir, from Latin removere, from …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 remove */*/*/ — UK [rɪˈmuːv] / US [rɪˈmuv] verb [transitive] Word forms remove : present tense I/you/we/they remove he/she/it removes present participle removing past tense removed past participle removed 1) to take something or someone away from a place Sally… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 remove — re•move [[t]rɪˈmuv[/t]] v. moved, mov•ing, n. 1) to move or shift from a place or position 2) to take off or shed (an article of clothing): to remove one s jacket[/ex] 3) to put out; send away: to remove a tenant[/ex] 4) to dismiss from a… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 remove — verb ADVERB ▪ altogether, completely, entirely ▪ partially ▪ effectively ▪ Translation software should effectively remove all barriers to communication between people …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 remove — 01. Please [remove] your shoes when you come into the house. 02. Do you know how to [remove] coffee stains from a white shirt? 03. My son wants a pair of roller blades with [removable] wheels so they can double as shoes. 04. Mother Teresa once… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19 remove — v. (D; tr.) to remove from; to (to remove a patient from a respirator) * * * [rɪ muːv] to (to remove a patient from a respirator) (D; tr.) to remove from …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 remove — re|move [ rı muv ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to take something or someone away from a place: Sally looked down at her sleeve and removed a small speck of dirt. remove someone/something from something: Rescue crews removed two people from the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English