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.