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Synonyms for remote

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Wiktionary3.8 / 4 votes

  1. remotenoun

    poor, faint, wireless, dispassionate, outlying, improbable, hidden, abysmal, removed, distant, disconnected, aloof, far, withdrawn, hands-free

    involved, close, reasonable, connected, attached, companionable, proximate, likely, passionate, sure, near, contiguous, probable, intimate, direct

  2. remoteadjective

    At a distance; disconnected.

    A remote operator may control the vehicle with a wireless handset.

    clicker, far, disconnected, wireless, outlying, poor, hidden, removed, distant, aloof, dispassionate, withdrawn, abysmal, improbable, hands-free, faint

    probable, involved, contiguous, reasonable, attached, likely, sure, connected, companionable, passionate, proximate, direct, intimate, close, near

  3. remoteadjective

    Distant or otherwise inaccessible.

    After his fall from the emperor's favor, the general was posted to a remote outpost.

    wireless, poor, withdrawn, hands-free, disconnected, aloof, dispassionate, improbable, removed, distant, hidden, far, faint, abysmal, outlying

    likely, sure, involved, direct, contiguous, intimate, passionate, attached, near, close, connected, reasonable, proximate, companionable, probable

  4. remoteadjective


    There was only a remote possibility that we would be rescued as we were far outside of the regular shipping lanes.

    outlying, hidden, distant, improbable, hands-free, dispassionate, wireless, withdrawn, aloof, poor, abysmal, removed, far, faint, disconnected

    near, companionable, intimate, close, connected, probable, passionate, direct, attached, sure, contiguous, reasonable, involved, likely, proximate

  5. remoteadjective

    Emotionally detached.

    After her mother's death, my friend grew remote for a time while she dealt with her grief.

    abysmal, disconnected, removed, wireless, faint, hands-free, hidden, far, dispassionate, distant, poor, improbable, aloof, withdrawn, outlying

    sure, contiguous, likely, attached, passionate, probable, near, companionable, reasonable, close, direct, involved, proximate, intimate, connected

English Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 1 vote

  1. remoteadjective

    Foreign refers to difference of birth, alien to difference of allegiance. In their figurative use, that is foreign which is remote, unlike, or unconnected; that is alien which is conflicting, hostile, or opposed. Impertinent and irrelevant matters can not claim consideration in a certain connection; inappropriate matters could not properly be considered. Compare ALIEN, n.; CONTRAST, v.

    alien, alien, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, contrasted, distant, foreign, hostile, impertinent, inappropriate, irrelevant, opposed, strange, unconnected, unlike

    akin, appropriate, apropos, essential, germane, pertinent, proper, relevant

    Such a purpose was alien to (or from) my thought: to preferable.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. remote

    distant, indirect, unconnected, unrelated, foreign, alien, heterogeneous, separate, contingent

    near, close, direct, connected, related, homogeneous, immediate, proximate, essential, present, pressing, urgent, actual

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. remote control, remoteadjective

    a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance

    "he lost the remote for his TV"

    remote control

    near, nigh, close, accessible, likely

  2. distant, remoteadjective

    located far away spatially

    "distant lands"; "remote stars"

    outback(a), upstage, outside, distant, removed, aloof

    likely, accessible, near, nigh, close

  3. outside, remoteadjective

    very unlikely

    "an outside chance"; "a remote possibility"; "a remote contingency"

    removed, outback(a), distant, outdoor(a), extraneous, outside, away, external, out-of-door, outside(a), international

    near, nigh, accessible, close, likely

  4. distant, remote, removedadjective

    separate or apart in time

    "distant events"; "the remote past or future"

    upstage, outback(a), distant, aloof, removed(p), outside, removed

    close, nigh, near, accessible, likely

  5. outback(a), remoteadjective

    inaccessible and sparsely populated;

    close, nigh, accessible, near, likely

  6. distant, remoteadjective

    far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship

    "a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"

    outback(a), upstage, outside, distant, removed, aloof

    close, nigh, near, likely, accessible

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. remoteadjective

    far, distant, far off, not near, not nigh

  2. remoteadjective

    alien, foreign, unallied, separated, unconnected

  3. remoteadjective

    secluded, sequestered, removed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. remoteadjective


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  1. Megan Albano:

    We accommodated his request, understanding and appreciating his desire to remain closer to his family and recognizing that a remote co-hosting role on a roundtable in-studio program was not a long-term option, while we will miss his insightful contributions each night and look forward to welcoming him on set whenever he's in New York, we are pleased to have him continue his longtime role as a senior political analyst with Fox News.

  2. Dinaman Tuxa:

    The coronavirus has taken advantage of years of public neglect, our communities are often in remote, inhospitable regions without access or infrastructure.

  3. The NFL commissioner:

    Anyone who seeks the presidency must recognize that in this century, there is no such thing as a remote problem. Our economy is increasingly global, and our people are increasingly bound to the affairs of the world, a threat a hemisphere away such as ISIS can become a threat down the street almost overnight.

  4. Huw Evans:

    In the UK, the real political uncertainty for our sector comes from the dual and interconnected possibility that the UK could leave the EU and that the UK could dissolve if Scotland voted to become independent, even five years ago, the likelihood of both would have seemed far more remote than they do now and so we certainly cannot be complacent.

  5. Jonathan Pryke:

    This is going to be devastating for Pacific economies. Whether it's aid, trade, migration or tourism, all those countries depend on major countries like Australia and China for their supply chains, they are using their relative isolation as a remote island as a strength to put the wall up. It makes sense given the fragility of their health systems.

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