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EN[ɹɪˈmuːv] [-uːv]
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  • Remove, removed or remover may refer to:
  • Removalist or household goods Mover
  • Needle remover
  • Polish remover
  • Staple remover
  • The degree of cousinship, see Cousin chart

    Definition of remove in English Dictionary

  • NounPLremovesPREré-
    1. The act of removing something.
      1. (archaic) Removing a dish at a meal in order to replace it with the next course, a dish thus replaced, or the replacement.
        1. (Britain) (at some public schools) A division of the school, especially the form prior to last.
          1. A step or gradation (as in the phrase "at one remove").
            1. Distance in time or space; interval.
              1. In his unfortunate absence at this far remove of 2007, Zevon's musicianship and irascible wit are as missed as ever.
            2. (dated) The transfer of one's home or business to another place; a move.
              1. The act of resetting a horse's shoe.
              2. VerbSGremovesPRremovingPT, PPremoved
                1. VT To move something from one place to another, especially to take away.
                  1. He removed the marbles from the bag. ‎
                  2. But Richmond [ …] appeared to lose himself in his own reflections. Some pickled crab, which he had not touched, had been removed with a damson pie; and his sister saw [ …] that he had eaten no more than a spoonful of that either.
                2. VT To murder.
                  1. (cricket) VT To dismiss a batsman.
                    1. VT To discard, set aside, especially something abstract (a thought, feeling, etc.).
                      1. VI (now rare) To depart, leave.
                        1. VI To change one's residence; to move.
                          1. To dismiss or discharge from office.
                            1. The President removed many postmasters. ‎
                        2. More Examples
                          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                            • During the wave of anti-immigrant sentiment, Miguel played down his immigrant status by removing Chicano patois from his speech and adopting the nickname "Mike."
                            • Davis is out to remove the slur of moral uptightness and narrow virtue from Malamuds reputation.
                            • If a drop-crotch cut will remove too much foliage from a limb, the limb either should be removed entirely, or not cut at all.
                          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                            • Removing her name from the mailing list was her way of tying up loose ends.
                            • Removing fuel from the sunken ship will make it easier to refloat it.
                          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                            • Insects may overwinter in fallen fruit if it is not removed.
                            • Around 1960 the town house —— 1081 Fifth Avenue, at 89th Street —— was pulled down to make way for 1080 Fifth Avenue, and the boiseries were removed.
                            • The storekeeper was expected to account for any material removed.
                        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                          1. Nouns
                            • Countable nouns
                            • Verbs
                              • Intransitive verbs
                                • Transitive verbs
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                              Grammatically, this word "remove" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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