Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb remove

8 senses of remove

Sense 1
remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (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")

Sense 2
remove -- (remove from a position or an office)

Sense 3
get rid of, remove -- (dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood")

Sense 4
take out, move out, remove -- (cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom")

Sense 5
remove, transfer -- (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")
       => transfer, shift -- (move around; "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket")

Sense 6
absent, remove -- (go away or leave; "He absented himself")
       => disappear, vanish, go away -- (get lost, as without warning or explanation; "He disappeared without a trace")

Sense 7
murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove -- (kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered")
       => kill -- (cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays")

Sense 8
remove, take away -- (get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins")

Antonyms of adj removed

2 senses of removed

Sense 1
removed (predicate) -- (separated in relationship by a given degree of descent; "a cousin once removed")

INDIRECT (VIA distant) -> close -- (close in relevance or relationship; "a close family"; "we are all...in close sympathy with..."; "close kin"; "a close resemblance")

Sense 2
distant, remote, removed -- (separate or apart in time; "distant events"; "the remote past or future")

INDIRECT (VIA far) -> near, close, nigh -- (not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances; "near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears"; "had a close call")

Similarity of adj removed

2 senses of removed

Sense 1
removed (predicate) -- (separated in relationship by a given degree of descent; "a cousin once removed")
       => distant (vs. close), remote -- (far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship ; "a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics")

Sense 2
distant, remote, removed -- (separate or apart in time; "distant events"; "the remote past or future")
       => far (vs. near) -- (located at a great distance in time or space or degree; "we come from a far country"; "far corners of the earth"; "the far future"; "a far journey"; "the far side of the road"; "far from the truth"; "far in the future")

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