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Definition of "remove" []

  • To move from a place or position occupied: removed the cups from the table. (verb-transitive)
  • To transfer or convey from one place to another: removed the family to Texas. (verb-transitive)
  • To take off: removed my boots. (verb-transitive)
  • To take away; withdraw: removed the candidate's name from consideration. (verb-transitive)
  • To do away with; eliminate: remove a stain. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "remove" in a sentence
  • "Me, not so much, but what I think is really cool about what you've described is how it puts all the moral conflict at one remove from the people -- it's the * vampires* (from what you describe) that are trying to figure out how to live morally as everything is collapsing around them."
  • "Make sure to remove the labels, and as much of the glue as you can — it will melt and require some scrubbing to remove from the crock."
  • "After it simmers one more time, remove from the heat and cover to keep warm."