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Definition of "removed" []

  • Distant in space, time, or nature; remote. (adjective)
  • Separated in relationship by a given degree of descent: A first cousin's child is one's first cousin once removed. (adjective)

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 "removed" in a sentence
  • "Moreover, she learned that her father and mother anxiously expected her at that house to which they had removed, but did not reveal that he had _been removed_ in the care of two bailiffs, and the house named was but a resting place in his transit to jail."
  • ""You wish it removed -- _just as other obstacles have been removed_."
  • ""It may be that there should be a right to have your name removed from a social network where you volunteered it in the first place," says Richard Thomas , a former British data-privacy commissioner, who is now a strategy adviser to international law firm Hunton & Williams LLP."