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Synonyms for remote
rɪˈmoʊtre·mote

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Wiktionary3.8 / 4 votes

  1. remotenoun

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faint, wireless, dispassionate, outlying, improbable, hidden, abysmal, removed, distant, disconnected, aloof, far, withdrawn, hands-free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

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    clicker, far, disconnected, wireless, outlying, poor, hidden, removed, distant, aloof, dispassionate, withdrawn, abysmal, improbable, hands-free, faint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

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    wireless, poor, withdrawn, hands-free, disconnected, aloof, dispassionate, improbable, removed, distant, hidden, far, faint, abysmal, outlying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

    Unlikely.

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

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    outlying, hidden, distant, improbable, hands-free, dispassionate, wireless, withdrawn, aloof, poor, abysmal, removed, far, faint, disconnected

    Antonyms:
    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.

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disconnected, removed, wireless, faint, hands-free, hidden, far, dispassionate, distant, poor, improbable, aloof, withdrawn, outlying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

    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 Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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

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"

    Synonyms:
    remote control

    Antonyms:
    near, nigh, close, accessible, likely

  2. distant, remoteadjective

    located far away spatially

    "distant lands"; "remote stars"

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

    Antonyms:
    likely, accessible, near, nigh, close

  3. outside, remoteadjective

    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, removedadjective

    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), remoteadjective

    inaccessible and sparsely populated;

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    close, nigh, near, likely, accessible

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. remoteadjective

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

  2. remoteadjective

    Synonyms:
    alien, foreign, unallied, separated, unconnected

  3. remoteadjective

    Synonyms:
    secluded, sequestered, removed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. remoteadjective

    Synonyms:
    distant

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1190outside
#1368distance
#1639remote
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#2694removed
#2936hidden
#3929strange
#5096unlike
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#6114opposed
#6462isolated
#6811contrary
#7392inappropriate
#7518indirect
#9085distant
#9494peripheral
#10411transmitter
#10748withdrawn
#12170hostile
#12779remotely
#13150irrelevant
#13558contingent
#14031unrelated
#15135faint
#15258conflicting
#17360heterogeneous
#18891disconnected
#19142outlying
#22335contradictory
#27240improbable
#33316contrasted
#36762extraneous
#45731clicker
#45826abysmal
#48978faraway
#52153outermost
#52578unconnected
#53755aloof
#82562dispassionate
#109233impertinent
#115040upstage
#181218telecommand

How to use remote in a sentence?

  1. Burke Magnus:

    Clearly fans who were clamoring for this change have responded to the new format, fans have voted with their remote controls.

  2. Aubree Norton:

    It's a very, very uneven playing field, i saw my own kids struggle with remote learning. I saw their mental health decline. They missed their friends.

  3. New River:

    In the case of this specific alligator, plans were in the works to capture and relocate it to a remote location elsewhere on the installation.

  4. Sally Gainsbury:

    There's a large gray sort of offshore market ... in every country, where it's actually just not possible for the government to regulate these sites that are based in all these tiny remote jurisdictions, so it's difficult to get a really accurate size of how much people are betting because a lot of it is actually illegal.

  5. Ilya Bobrovskiy:

    I took a helicopter to reach this very remote part of the world -- home to bears and mosquitoes -- where I could find Dickinsonia fossils with organic matter still intact, i had to hang over the edge of a cliff on ropes and dig out huge blocks of sandstone, throw them down, wash the sandstone and repeat this process until I found the fossils I was after.


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