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remove

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1 to rid oneself of (a garment)
  • I removed my coat as soon as I got inside

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2 to take away from a place or position
  • he carefully removed the old manuscript from the shelf

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3 to change the place or position of
  • please remove that chair to the other room

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4 to let go from office, service, or employment
  • voters removed the racist selectman from office the first chance they got

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remove

noun

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the space or amount of space between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects
  • their farm is just a remove of two miles from the town center

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“Remove.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/remove. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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