[rɪ'muːv] or [rɪ'muv]
(noun.) degree of figurative distance or separation; 'just one remove from madness' or 'it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy';.
(verb.) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; 'remove a threat'; 'remove a wrapper'; 'Remove the dirty dishes from the table'; 'take the gun from your pocket'; 'This machine withdraws heat from the environment'.
(verb.) get rid of something abstract; 'The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage'; 'God takes away your sins'.
(verb.) shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; 'He removed his children to the countryside'; 'Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city'; 'remove a case to another court'.
(verb.) remove from a position or an office.
(v. t.) To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building.
(v. t.) 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.
(v. t.) To dismiss or discharge from office; as, the President removed many postmasters.
(v. i.) To change place in any manner, or to make a change in place; to move or go from one residence, position, or place to another.
(n.) The act of removing; a removal.
(n.) The transfer of one's business, or of one's domestic belongings, from one location or dwelling house to another; -- in the United States usually called a move.
(n.) The state of being removed.
(n.) That which is removed, as a dish removed from table to make room for something else.
(n.) The distance or space through which anything is removed; interval; distance; stage; hence, a step or degree in any scale of gradation; specifically, a division in an English public school; as, the boy went up two removes last year.
(n.) The act of resetting a horse's shoe.
v. a. . Displace, dislodge, transfer.. Withdraw, extract, take out, take away, carry off.. Banish, destroy, abate, suppress, put an end to, do away with, make a clean sweep of.. Dismiss, eject, oust, put out, turn out.
v. n. . Go, change place.. Move, change residence.
n. . Removal, change of place.. Interval, distance, separation.. Step (in a scale of gradation).
SYN:Displace, separate, abstract, transport, carry, transfer, eject, oust,dislodge, suppress, migrate, depart
ANT:Restore, conserve, stabilitate, perpetuate, establish, reinstate, reinstall,instal, fix, fasten, stay, remain, dwell, abide, stand
v.t. to put from its place: to take away: to withdraw: to displace: to make away with.—v.i. to go from one place to another.—n. any indefinite distance: a step in any scale of gradation as promotion from one class to another also a class or division: a dish to be changed while the rest remain: (Shak.) the raising of a siege a posting-stage.—n. Removabil′ity.—adj. Remo′vable that may be removed.—adv. Remo′vably.—n. Remo′val the act of taking away: displacing: change of place: a euphemism for murder.—adj. Removed′ (Shak.) remote: distant by degrees of relationship.—ns. Remo′vedness (Shak.) the state of being removed: remoteness; Remo′ver one who removes: (Bacon) an agitator.—Removal terms (Scot.) Whitsunday and Martinmas.
- At last I had to say to General Thomas that I should be obliged to remove him unless he acted promptly. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- Most cutters remove as little of the rough stone as possible in cutting so as to retain weight (they sell by weight). 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- Later on there may be certain days that one can work for the state or something that one can do that will remove it. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- How to remove the heated, vitiated air and to supply fresh air while maintaining the same uniform temperature is a problem of long standing. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- Nothing could do away the knowledge of what the latter had suffered through his means, nor remove the guilt of his conduct towards Eliza. 简·奥斯汀. 理智与情感.
- To take off copies lay dry sheets of paper on the reversed impression, press gently, and remove quickly. 威廉K.戴维. 智者、化学家和伟大医生的秘密.
- Better not to mention the subject, anywhere or in any way, and to remove him--for a while at all events--out of France. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- The Redan was within rifle-shot of the Malakoff; Inkerman was a mile away; and Balaklava removed but an hour's ride. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- His satisfaction was not removed by Rebecca's own statements, behaviour, and conversation. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- His old dog, Pilot, lay on one side, removed out of the way, and coiled up as if afraid of being inadvertently trodden upon. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- When they all removed to Brighton, therefore, you had no reason, I suppose, to believe them fond of each other? 简·奥斯汀. 傲慢与偏见.
- Her life was ebbing fast, when her friends acceded to her earnest desire to be removed to a more airy situation. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- The surplus water is best removed by centrifugal pumps, since sand and sticks which would clog the valves of an ordinary pump are passed along without difficulty by the rotating wheel. 伯莎M.克拉克. 科学通论.
- The cushion had been removed, and the Bible was not there. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- Ever since her aunt altered her mind, and said she might have the man after all, replied Humphrey, without removing his eyes from the fire. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- With the idea of uncleanness would come ideas of cleansing and of removing a curse. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Some knowledge of anatomy was involved in the removal of the viscera, and much more in a particular method they followed in removing the brain. 李贝. 西洋科学史.
- On THAT head, therefore, it was not for her to oppose her mother's intention of removing into Devonshire. 简·奥斯汀. 理智与情感.
- By removing his stock, he would put an end to all the industry which it had maintained in the country which he left. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- I have providentially been the means of removing him from several houses: though in one or two instances I did not arrive in time. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- Unless we could persuade her that Marian had gone on to Cumberland first, there was no chance of removing her, of her own free will, from the house. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- The floors of the entire plant are scrubbed at least once a week, with hot water and a strong solution of alkali, which removes the grease. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- Where the tyranny of the governor removes this interest, it also removes the natural obligation to obedience. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- When its herds and flocks have consumed the forage of one part of the country, it removes to another, and from that to a third. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- When my mother removes into another house my services shall be readily given to accommodate her as far as I can. 简·奥斯汀. 理智与情感.
- He removes the veil. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- The Alberger system of salt manufacture is a mechanical process which subjects the salt brine to a much higher temperature and removes the impurities by means of mechanical filters. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- My Lady removes her eyes from him no more. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.