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Synonyms for remote
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remote control, remote(adj)

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

    "he lost the remote for his TV"

    Synonyms:
    remote control

    Antonyms:
    near, nigh, close, accessible, likely

  2. distant, remote(adj)

    located far away spatially

    "distant lands"; "remote stars"

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

    Antonyms:
    likely, accessible, near, nigh, close

  3. outside, remote(adj)

    very unlikely

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

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

    Antonyms:
    near, nigh, accessible, close, likely

  4. distant, remote, removed(adj)

    separate or apart in time

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

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

    Antonyms:
    close, nigh, near, accessible, likely

  5. outback(a), remote(adj)

    inaccessible and sparsely populated;

    Antonyms:
    close, nigh, accessible, near, likely

  6. distant, remote(adj)

    far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship

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

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

    Antonyms:
    close, nigh, near, likely, accessible

Wiktionary

  1. remote(noun)

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faint, wireless, dispassionate, outlying, improbable, hidden, abysmal, removed, distant, disconnected, aloof, far, withdrawn, hands-free

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

  2. remote(adjective)

    At a distance; disconnected.

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

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    clicker, far, disconnected, wireless, outlying, poor, hidden, removed, distant, aloof, dispassionate, withdrawn, abysmal, improbable, hands-free, faint

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

  3. remote(adjective)

    Distant or otherwise inaccessible.

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

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

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

  4. remote(adjective)

    Unlikely.

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

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

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

  5. remote(adjective)

    Emotionally detached.

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

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

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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. remote(a)

    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.

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

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. remote

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. remote(a.)

    Synonyms:
    far, distant, far off, not near, not nigh

  2. remote(a.)

    Synonyms:
    alien, foreign, unallied, separated, unconnected

  3. remote(a.)

    Synonyms:
    secluded, sequestered, removed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. remote(a)

    Synonyms:
    distant

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#45731clicker
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#109233impertinent
#115040upstage
#181218telecommand

How to use remote in a sentence?

  1. Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg:

    To connect people living in remote regions, traditional connectivity infrastructure is often difficult and inefficient, so we need to invent new technologies.

  2. Confucius, The Confucian Analects:

    Is virtue a thing remote? I wish to be virtuous, and lo! Virtue is at hand.

  3. Ana Revenga:

    Even those living in the most remote communities in Liberia, where Ebola has not been detected, are suffering the economic side effects of this terrible disease, Relief efforts must focus not only on those directly affected by the virus, but also on those in the poorest communities for whom market access, mobility, and food security continue to get worse.

  4. Prime Minister Scott Morrison:

    There are parts of this country that it would not be wise for people to visit, just as it is important for people to not visit aged care facilities in large numbers, it is also important they're not visiting remote indigenous communities or remote parts of the country.

  5. Numan Kurtulmus:

    Official coalition talks have not started yet. Clear messages and views will be given when they start. I think that the possibility of an early election is the most remote possibility.

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