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Remove Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    removen : degree of figurative distance or separation; "just oneremove from madness" or "it imitates at many removes aShakespearean tragedy";v
  1. remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, takingoff, etc. or remove something abstract; "remove athreat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishesfrom the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "Thismachine withdraws heat from the environment" [syn: take,take away, withdraw]
  2. remove from a position or an office
  3. dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company gotrid of all the dead wood" [syn: get rid of]
  4. cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of theclassroom" [syn: take out, move out]
  5. shift the position or location of, as for business, legal,educational, or military purposes; "He removed hischildren to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to theforest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to anothercourt" [syn: transfer]
  6. go away or leave; "He absented himself" [syn: absent]
  7. kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia bossordered his enemies murdered" [syn: murder, slay, hit,dispatch, bump off, polish off]
  8. get rid of something abstract; "The death of her motherremoved the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takesaway your sins" [syn: take away]
Remove Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Remove \Re*move"\, n.
  1. The act of removing; a removal.This place should be at once both school anduniversity, not needing a remove to any other houseof scholarship. --Milton.And drags at each remove a lengthening chain.--Goldsmith.
  2. The transfer of one's business, or of one's domesticbelongings, from one location or dwelling house toanother; -- in the United States usually called a move.It is an English proverb that three removes are asbad as a fire. --J. H.Newman.
  3. The state of being removed. --Locke.
  4. That which is removed, as a dish removed from table tomake room for something else.
  5. The distance or space through which anything is removed;interval; distance; stage; hence, a step or degree in anyscale of gradation; specifically, a division in an English

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* I'm slowly becoming a convert to the principle that you can't motivate people to do things, you can only demotivate them. The primary job of the manager is not to empower but to remove obstacles. - Scott Adams

* It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. - Mark Twain

* 'Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt. - Abraham Lincoln


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