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

synonyms for removing

  • 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
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antonyms for removing

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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 removing in a sentence

Great care is necessary when removing the Ferns to do as little damage as possible to the roots.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Edna, left alone in the little side room, loosened her clothes, removing the greater part of them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Trevithick was equally ready with the application of steam-power either for pumping of water or for boring and removing rock.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Then he got slowly upon his knees, and, gently removing the incumbent folds of canvas, looked out.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
She closed the stove door with a bang, and approaching, assisted in removing Edna's dripping mackintosh.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Promotion came speedily when the guillotine cleared the way in the higher ranks by removing the incompetent and unfortunate.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Can you think of any way of removing little pieces of flint besides striking them off?
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
There was a silence of nearly ten minutes, until Isabel, suddenly removing her coat, brought Gwynne out of his reverie.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Perhaps the injustice done them in thus removing them against their will had something to do with it.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
But he soon found that the King was determined to keep in his own hands the power of appointing and removing the junior Lords.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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