Synonyms and Antonyms of remote
1 small in degree <there's a remote chance that it'll rain today, so I brought an umbrella> Synonyms fragile, frail, negligible, off, outside, slight, slim, small Related Words marginal, minimal, minor; little, tiny Near Antonyms great, large; distinct, significant; considerable, goodly, healthy, largish, respectable, significant, sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy Antonyms good
2 having or showing a lack of friendliness or interest in others <his grandfather had been a somewhat remote figure, at least until they got to spend a summer together> Synonyms aloof, antisocial, asocial, buttoned-up, cold, cold-eyed, detached, distant, dry, frosty, offish, cool, standoff, standoffish, unbending, unclubbable, unsociableRelated Words indrawn, introverted, nongregarious, recessive, reclusive, reserved, unsocial, withdrawn; misanthropic; apathetic, hard, indifferent, unconcerned; clinical, dispassionate, impersonal, professional; disinterested, incurious, uninterested; reticent, silent, taciturn, uncommunicative; diffident, shy, timid; cliquey, cliquish, clubbishNear Antonyms boon, clubbable (also clubable), clubby, companionable, convivial, extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing; communicative, expansive, garrulous, talkative; affable, folksy, genial, gracious, hospitable; agreeable, amiable, congenial, kindly, neighborlyAntonyms cordial, friendly, sociable, social, warm
3 screened or sequestered from view <a remote cottage on the far side of the mountain> Synonyms cloistered, covert, hidden, isolated, quiet, secluded, retired, secret, shelteredRelated Words lone, lonely, lonesome, reclusive, solitary; privateNear Antonyms obvious, visible; exposed
4 not close in time or space <a permanent base on Mars is likely to happen only in the remote future> Synonyms away, deep, far, faraway, far-flung, far-off, distant, removedRelated Words apart, devious, isolated, lonesome, nowhere, obscure, odd, outlying, out-of-the-way, retired, secluded, secret, sequesteredNear Antonyms adjacent, adjoining, contiguousAntonyms close, near, nearby, nigh
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