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See definition of remove on Dictionary.com
  • verblift or move object; take off, away
  • verbdo away with; kill

synonyms for remove

  • abolish
  • clear away
  • cut out
  • delete
  • discard
  • discharge
  • dismiss
  • eliminate
  • erase
  • evacuate
  • expel
  • extract
  • get rid of
  • oust
  • pull out
  • raise
  • separate
  • ship
  • take out
  • transfer
  • transport
  • withdraw
  • abstract
  • amputate
  • depose
  • detach
  • dethrone
  • dislodge
  • displace
  • disturb
  • doff
  • efface
  • eject
  • expunge
  • junk
  • purge
  • relegate
  • shed
  • skim
  • unload
  • unseat
  • uproot
  • carry away
  • carry off
  • cart off
  • dig out
  • do away with
  • rip out
  • strike out
  • take down
  • tear out
  • throw out
  • wipe out
See also synonyms for: removed / removes / removing
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antonyms for remove

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  • accept
  • add
  • allow
  • continue
  • employ
  • engage
  • hire
  • hold
  • include
  • insert
  • keep
  • load
  • permit
  • put in
  • ratify
  • remain
  • retain
  • welcome
  • combine
  • fill
  • put on
  • unite
  • fix
  • give birth
  • place
  • plant
  • sow
  • stay
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How to use remove in a sentence

The minimalist yet vibrant pictures were made while Rose cocooned for much of 2020 in a Delaware beach house, at a remove from the pandemic and the election.
IN THE GALLERIES: WORKS OF ART EMERGE VIA WAKING UP WITH A WORD IN MINDMARK JENKINSMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It is unclear to what degree Rudin will choose to step away creatively or financially from those films, and what action A24 would take to keep him at a remove.
SCOTT RUDIN, ONE OF HOLLYWOOD’S MOST POWERFUL PRODUCERS, SAYS HE IS ‘STEPPING BACK’ FROM FILM AND STREAMING IN WAKE OF ABUSE ALLEGATIONSSTEVEN ZEITCHIKAPRIL 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s so clearly built for the communal uplift that occurs only when an audience is sharing space with a performer that the digital remove becomes an impediment.
‘A BOY AND HIS SOUL’ IS AN ACTOR’S VALENTINE TO ARETHA, MARVIN GAYE, AND EARTH, WIND & FIREPETER MARKSMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One’s patience with the remove from the action wears thin all too quickly.
WITH PLAYHOUSES DARK, INTERACTIVE THEATER ONLINE IS LIGHTING THINGS UPPETER MARKSOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The new forces controlled by mankind have been powerless as yet to remove want and destitution, hard work and social discontent.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
The bill to remove the civil disabilities of the Jews rejected in the British parliament by a vote of 288 to 165.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
She laughed shakily and her hand went up to remove it; but he caught her fingers and held them to his face.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Another act of bankruptcy is to convey, transfer, conceal or remove property with the intention to defraud creditors.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
For my name's sake I will remove my wrath far off: and for my praise I will bridle thee, lest thou shouldst perish.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Neither was injured, but Captain Wilson, one of his staff-officers, begged the Chief to remove his office to a less exposed place.
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WORDS RELATED TO REMOVE

  • carry off
  • dognap
  • grab
  • kidnap
  • make off with
  • put the snatch on
  • remove
  • seize
  • shanghai
  • snatch
  • sneeze
  • spirit away
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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