At a distance; disconnected.
A remote operator may control the vehicle with a wireless handset.
Distant or otherwise inaccessible.
After his fall from the emperor's favor, the general was posted to a remote outpost.
There was only a remote possibility that we would be rescued as we were far outside of the regular shipping lanes.
After her mother's death, my friend grew remote for a time while she dealt with her grief.
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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.
Such a purpose was alien to (or from) my thought: to preferable.
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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"
located far away spatially
"distant lands"; "remote stars"
"an outside chance"; "a remote possibility"; "a remote contingency"
distant, remote, removedadjective
separate or apart in time
"distant events"; "the remote past or future"
inaccessible and sparsely populated;
far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
"a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"
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How to use remote in a sentence?
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.
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.
Medical devices and EHR systems are notoriously vulnerable to remote compromise
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.
The beauty is the remote power towards sex; no one can stay without its influence and capture by it.
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- алыҫ, йыраҡBashkir
- remotCatalan, Valencian
- daleký, nepřístupný, vzdálenýCzech
- Fernbedienung, fern, abgelegen, entfernt, fernbetriebGerman
- etäinen, etä-, kaukosäädin, kauko-, kaukainenFinnish
- éloigné, télécommande, distantFrench
- cèin, iomallach, fad às, cianScottish Gaelic
- 遥か, 遠い, 辺鄙, 遠隔Japanese
- 먼, 원격Korean
- nomaļš, attāls, tālsLatvian
- afgelegen, veraf, van op afstand, verwijderdDutch
- fjern, fjernkontrollNorwegian
- controlo remoto, remoto, controle, inacessível, longínquo, distante, isoladoPortuguese
- дальний, отдалённый, далёкий, удалённый, дистанционный пультRussian
- uzaktan kontrol, uzakTurkish
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