Definition of "remotely" []

  • Located far away; distant (adjective)
  • Far from any centre of population, society, or civilization; out-of-the-way (adjective)
  • Distant in time (adjective)
  • Distantly related or connected (adjective)
  • Removed, as from the source or point of action (adjective)
  • Slight or faint (esp in the phrases not the remotest idea, a remote chance) (adjective)
  • (of a person's manner) aloof or abstracted (adjective)
  • Operated from a distance; remote-controlled (adjective)
  • At a distance, far away. (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Not much; scarcely; hardly. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "remotely" in a sentence
  • "Not far from the Wright exhibit at the Air and Space Museum, you can find an exhibit featuring five different drones - the Air Force prefers the term remotely piloted aircraft."
  • "The title remotely suggests that twitter had something to do with his death."
  • "Personally, I have not seen any element in that presentation that remotely is revolutionary."