removed

adjective
re·​moved | \ ri-ˈmüvd How to pronounce removed (audio) \

Definition of removed

1a : distant in degree of relationship
b : 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

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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 on the Web Brewed for athletes by athletes, this light and refreshing kolsch with a hint of cayenne and honey is gluten removed, low carb, low calorie—and tastes great. Hayden Carpenter, Outside Online, 5 Sep. 2020 My elders—some my actual kin, some near strangers—told stories about their ancestors, dead people who seemed so removed from me. Tema Stauffer, Harper’s Magazine , 20 July 2022 At Deck’s command, Zelma Long opened the safe and removed jewelry, then got $200 from her purse and more money hidden in a canister. NBC News, 4 May 2022 His reporting has transported readers around the world into the secluded homes of people who are fighting to remain removed from the civilization and industry that threatens to intrude upon their lives. Ruby Mellen, Washington Post, 15 June 2022 The larger a creator gets, the more the relationship transforms into a traditional and more removed celebrity and fan dynamic. Cole Mason, Forbes, 8 June 2022 At Deck’s command, Zelma Long opened the safe and removed jewelry, then got $200 from her purse and more money hidden in a canister. NBC News, 4 May 2022 Even now, amid the pandemic, political division and hate crimes, Mei’s description of the Cultural Revolution does not sound so removed from our daily American reality. Qian Julie Wang, Washington Post, 23 May 2022 At Deck’s command, Zelma Long opened the safe and removed jewelry, then got $200 from her purse and more money hidden in a canister. NBC News, 4 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of removed

circa 1548, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of removed was circa 1548

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3 Aug 2022

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“Removed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/removed. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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