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"
located far away spatially
"distant lands"; "remote stars"
"an outside chance"; "a remote possibility"; "a remote contingency"
distant, remote, removed(adj)
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"
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.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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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How to use remote in a sentence?
To connect people living in remote regions, traditional connectivity infrastructure is often difficult and inefficient, so we need to invent new technologies.
Is virtue a thing remote? I wish to be virtuous, and lo! Virtue is at hand.
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.
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.
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.
Translations for remote
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- алыҫ, йыраҡBashkir
- remotCatalan, Valencian
- daleký, nepřístupný, vzdálenýCzech
- entfernt, fern, Fernbedienung, abgelegen, fernbetriebGerman
- kaukainen, etä-, kauko-, kaukosäädin, etäinenFinnish
- éloigné, distant, télécommandeFrench
- fad às, cian, iomallach, cèinScottish Gaelic
- 遠隔, 辺鄙, 遠い, 遥かJapanese
- 먼, 원격Korean
- tāls, attāls, nomaļšLatvian
- veraf, van op afstand, verwijderd, afgelegenDutch
- fjern, fjernkontrollNorwegian
- remoto, controle, inacessível, controlo remoto, isolado, distante, longínquoPortuguese
- далёкий, удалённый, отдалённый, дальний, дистанционный пультRussian
- uzaktan kontrol, uzakTurkish
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