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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·move v. t. [imp. & p. p. Removed p. pr. & vb. n. Removing.]
 1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building.
    Thou shalt not remove thy neighbor's landmark.   --Deut. xix. 14.
    When we had dined, to prevent the ladies' leaving us, I generally ordered the table to be removed.   --Goldsmith.
 2. 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. “King Richard thus removed.”
 3. To dismiss or discharge from office; as, the President removed many postmasters.
 Note:See the Note under Remove, v. i.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·moved a.
 1. Changed in place.
 2. Dismissed from office.
 3. Distant in location; remote. “Something finer than you could purchase in so removed a dwelling.”
 4. Distant by degrees in relationship; as, a cousin once removed.
 -- Re*mov*ed*ness n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: taken out of or separated from; "possibility
             is...achievability, abstracted from achievement"-
             A.N.Whitehead [syn: abstracted]
      2: far apart in nature; "considerations entirely removed (or
         remote) from politics" [syn: remote, removed(p)]
      3: far distant in space; "distant lands"; "remote stars"; "a
         remote outpost of civilization"; "a hideaway far removed
         from towns and cities" [syn: distant, remote]
      4: separated in relationship by a given degree of descent; "a
         cousin once removed" [syn: removed(p)]
      5: far distant in time; "distant events"; "the remote past or
         future"; "a civilization ten centuries removed from modern
         times" [syn: distant, remote]