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Synonyms for remote

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faint, wireless, dispassionate, outlying, improbable, hidden, abysmal, removed, distant, disconnected, aloof, far, withdrawn, hands-free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    clicker, far, disconnected, wireless, outlying, poor, hidden, removed, distant, aloof, dispassionate, withdrawn, abysmal, improbable, hands-free, faint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    wireless, poor, withdrawn, hands-free, disconnected, aloof, dispassionate, improbable, removed, distant, hidden, far, faint, abysmal, outlying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    outlying, hidden, distant, improbable, hands-free, dispassionate, wireless, withdrawn, aloof, poor, abysmal, removed, far, faint, disconnected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disconnected, removed, wireless, faint, hands-free, hidden, far, dispassionate, distant, poor, improbable, aloof, withdrawn, outlying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

  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 Antonyms

  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 WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  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 Words

  1. remoteadjective


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  1. Brian McGlinchey:

    Al Sharbi’s been deemed a high-risk individual who allegedly attended a training camp in Afghanistan and is a self-proclaimed bomb-maker, other detainees told interrogators Al Sharbi had been seen talking to Bin Laden, was very proficient with weapons and had been selected for specialized remote control detonation training.

  2. Jennifer Maddox:

    A lot of people lost their jobs and now they're gradually starting to go back to work, many of the parents we are supporting, they are actually leaving the home to go to work and can't afford to stay at home to supervise their kids while they're on remote learning.

  3. James Scott:

    Medical devices and EHR systems are notoriously vulnerable to remote compromise

  4. Prime Minister David Cameron:

    As the murders on the streets of Paris remind us so starkly ISIL (Islamic State) is not some remote problem thousands of miles away, it is a direct threat to our security at home and abroad.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The beauty is the remote power towards sex; no one can stay without its influence and capture by it.

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