Meaning of REMOVE in English


v. 1 take off, doff, shed, cast off Gentlemen are requested to remove their hats in her presence 2 take away, get rid of, carry away or off, shift; transfer When I arrived this morning, my desk had been removed The threat of war has been removed. Kindly remove your elbows from the table. 3 obliterate, delete, erase, expunge, eradicate, efface, eliminate, take off, wipe or rub out, wipe or rub off, get rid of Use chemicals to remove the graffiti from the wall 4 murder, assassinate, kill, slay, execute, exterminate, eliminate, liquidate, eradicate, massacre, slaughter, do away with, dispose of, get rid of, purge, Slang rub or wipe out, do in, bump off, US waste We brought in some of the boys to remove the competition 5 discharge, dismiss, depose, unseat, displace, expel, oust, turn out, get rid of, purge, Colloq fire, sack, kick out Andrews must be removed from his job before he does any more harm 6 relocate, move, transfer, shift I removed to a quieter place where I could write in peace 7 take out, unfasten, detach, disconnect, separate, undo They have to remove the transmission to overhaul it

n. 8 distance, space, interval, separation They tried to keep the girls and the boys at some remove from one another

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.