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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faint, wireless, dispassionate, outlying, improbable, hidden, abysmal, removed, distant, disconnected, aloof, far, withdrawn, hands-free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    clicker, far, disconnected, wireless, outlying, poor, hidden, removed, distant, aloof, dispassionate, withdrawn, abysmal, improbable, hands-free, faint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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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#699away
#860far
#936wireless
#1188foreign
#1190outside
#1368distance
#1639remote
#1642external
#1711poor
#2228separate
#2694removed
#2936hidden
#3929strange
#5096unlike
#5966alien
#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. Hazlitt:

    Women never reason and therefore they are, comparatively, seldom wrong. They judge instinctively of what falls under their immediate observation or experience, and do not trouble themselves about remote or doubtful consequences. If they make no profound discoveries, they do not involve themselves in gross absurdities. It is only by the help of reason and logical inference, according to Hobbes, that ?man becomes excellently wise or excellently foolish.?

  2. Virgin Galactic:

    The OneWeb system will extend the networks of mobile operators globally, enabling them to provide coverage to rural and remote areas.

  3. 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.

  4. Brian Alvarado:

    Military spouses are so good at being remote workers because they've been doing My Covid-15 -LRB- pounds -RRB- for so long.

  5. Mark Warner:

    A rail car might have a whole host of sensors (and) communication tools, and when that equipment is manufactured in China... and when that equipment sometimes can be upgraded on a remote basis in terms of a software upgrade, there are national security implications.


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