Meaning of REMOTE in English
adj. (remoter, remotest)
1. far away in place or time.
2 out of the way; situated away from the main centres of population, society, etc.
3 distantly related (a remote ancestor).
4 slight, faint ( esp. in not the remotest chance, idea , etc.).
5 (of a person) aloof; not friendly.
6 (foll. by from) widely different; separate by nature (ideas remote from the subject).
Phrases and idioms:
remote control control of a machine or apparatus from a distance by means of signals transmitted from a radio or electronic device. remote-controlled (of a machine etc.) controlled at a distance.
remotely adv. remoteness n.
Etymology: ME f. L remotus (as REMOVE)
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012