Definition of Remove

  • (v. t.) To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building.
  • (v. t.) To cause to leave a person or thing; to cause to cease to be; to take away; hence, to banish; to destroy; to put an end to; to kill; as, to remove a disease.
  • (v. t.) To dismiss or discharge from office; as, the President removed many postmasters.
  • (v. i.) To change place in any manner, or to make a change in place; to move or go from one residence, position, or place to another.
  • (n.) The act of removing; a removal.
  • (n.) The transfer of one's business, or of one's domestic belongings, from one location or dwelling house to another; -- in the United States usually called a move.
  • (n.) The state of being removed.
  • (n.) That which is removed, as a dish removed from table to make room for something else.
  • (n.) The distance or space through which anything is removed; interval; distance; stage; hence, a step or degree in any scale of gradation; specifically, a division in an English public school; as, the boy went up two removes last year.
  • (n.) The act of resetting a horse's shoe.

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