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Definition of "removes" []

  • To take away and place elsewhere (verb)
  • To displace (someone) from office; dismiss (verb)
  • To do away with (a grievance, cause of anxiety, etc); abolish (verb)
  • To cause (dirt, stains, or anything unwanted) to disappear; get rid of (verb)
  • To assassinate; kill (verb)
  • To change the location of one's home or place of business (verb)
  • The act of removing, esp (formal) a removal of one's residence or place of work (noun)
  • The degree of difference separating one person, thing, or condition from another (noun)
  • (in certain schools) a class or form, esp one for children of about 14 years, designed to introduce them to the greater responsibilities of a more senior position in the school (noun)
  • (at a formal dinner, formerly) a dish to be changed while the rest of the course remains on the table (noun)
  • Plural form of remove. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of remove. (verb)

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Use "removes" in a sentence
  • "The withdrawal of Spain removes from the expedition its ugliest feature, while the retirement of Great Britain relieves our embarrassed finances from what might become a heavy strain and the Chancellor of the Exchequer of one at least of his large budget of cares."
  • "I think that these should be aimed at solving the fundamental problem with health insurance, namely that it removes from the individual any consideration of cost."
  • ""The fact that his analysis of Genesis took place well before the time of Darwin removes from consideration the idea that related apologetics were fashioned in response to empirical data.""