Meaning of REMOTE in English

■ adjective ( ~r , ~st )

1》 far away in space or time.

↘situated far from the main centres of population.

2》 having very little connection with.

↘distantly related.

3》 (of a chance or possibility) unlikely to occur.

4》 aloof and unfriendly in manner.

5》 Computing denoting a device which can only be accessed by means of a network. Compare with local .

■ noun a ~ control device.


~ly adverb

~ness noun


ME: from L. remotus , removere (see remove ).

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