Definition of removed
1a : distant in degree of relationshipb : of a younger or older generation a second cousin's child is a second cousin once removed
2 : separate or remote in space, time, or character
Examples of removed in a Sentence
We're looking for an apartment somewhat removed from the noise of downtown.
The child of your first cousin is your first cousin once removed.
Recent Examples of removed from the Web
Officials removed security equipment and armed guards just days after the county clerk sued, in part, to lift a firearms ban.
Previously, Google had only removed webpages with identifying financial information, such as credit card numbers, and with content that violates copyright laws.
The call also comes at a time when most Egyptians are too preoccupied with making ends meet in the face of steep price hikes resulting from economic reforms that slashed the currency’s value by more than half and removed fuel subsidies.
The American public wasn’t far removed from such happenings.
Much of its neighborhood seems far removed from its rural past.
The Timbers had not posted a win in over a month entering Friday's match and weren't all that far removed from a discouraging 3-0 loss at San Jose on May 6.
FBI agents removed boxes from a Detroit-area home during an evening search.
DEARBORN, Mich. — FBI agents removed boxes from a Detroit-area home during an evening search.
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REMOVED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of removed for English Language Learners
: away from something
: of a younger or older generation
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