To move something from one place to another, especially to take away.
He removed the marbles from the bag.
To murder someone.
, To dismiss a batsman.
To discard, set aside (a thought, feeling etc.).
To depart, leave.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Abolish, to do away with, bring absolutely to an end, especially as something hostile, hindering, or harmful, was formerly used of persons and material objects, a usage now obsolete except in poetry or highly figurative speech. Abolish is now used of institutions, customs, and conditions, especially those wide-spread and long existing; as, to abolish slavery, ignorance, intemperance, poverty. A building that is burned to the ground is said to be destroyed by fire. Annihilate, as a philosophical term, signifies to put absolutely out of existence. As far as our knowledge goes, matter is never annihilated, but only changes its form. Some believe that the wicked will be annihilated. Abolish is not said of laws. There we use repeal, abrogate, nullify, etc.: repeal by the enacting body, nullify by revolutionary proceedings; a later statute abrogates, without formally repealing, any earlier law with which it conflicts. An appellate court may reverse or set aside the decision of an inferior court. Overthrow may be used in either a good or a bad sense; suppress is commonly in a good, subvert always in a bad sense; as, to subvert our liberties; to suppress a rebellion. The law prohibits what may never have existed; it abolishes an existing evil. We abate a nuisance, terminate a controversy. Compare CANCEL; DEMOLISH; EXTERMINATE.
abate, abolish, abrogate, annihilate, annul, destroy, end, end, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, nullify, obliterate, overthrow, prohibit, repeal, reverse, revoke, set aside, stamp out, subvert, supplant, suppress, terminate
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
degree of figurative distance or separation
"just one remove from madness" or "it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy";
remove, take, take away, withdrawverb
remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
"remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
require, absent, read, hit, occupy, subscribe to, withdraw, lead, ingest, take on, carry, deal, assume, pull away, have, hold, engage, study, learn, fill, exact, polish off, choose, bear off, necessitate, recall, consume, call in, drive, hire, retire, consider, need, rent, bear away, off, pick out, crawfish out, disengage, pull back, back out, draw, contract, adopt, seclude, film, demand, pull in one's horns, call back, move out, lease, take aim, take out, take up, train, strike, use up, select, take, get rid of, make, claim, adjourn, transfer, get, get hold of, murder, take away, pack, take back, recede, call for, take in, bring, swallow, submit, convey, sequester, shoot, aim, sequestrate, carry away, direct, charter, crawfish, contain, draw back, draw off, carry off, unsay, subscribe, slay, move back, detract, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, bow out, accept, guide, admit, dispatch, retreat, back away, ask, conduct, bump off
remove from a position or an office
get rid of, removeverb
"Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
take out, move out, removeverb
cause to leave
"The teacher took the children out of the classroom"
except, ask out, leave out, dispatch, hit, transfer, withdraw, take, get rid of, buy food, unpack, leave off, polish off, pull, get out, take out, off, absent, exclude, draw out, slay, invite out, pull up, murder, pull out, draw, draw off, excerpt, take away, extract, move out, bump off, omit
shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes
"He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
reassign, change, bump off, channelize, take away, withdraw, slay, dispatch, absent, channel, polish off, get rid of, move out, transplant, off, transport, murder, shift, transpose, hit, take, channelise, transfer, take out, transmit
go away or leave
"He absented himself"
murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, removeverb
kill intentionally and with premeditation
"The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
shoot, dispatch, despatch, complete, wrap up, hit, arrive at, transfer, attain, send off, finish up, reach, eat up, take out, move out, get rid of, strike, score, finish, make, polish off, collide with, gain, mangle, withdraw, tally, off, finish off, absent, run into, stumble, slay, impinge on, clear up, murder, rack up, mutilate, mop up, discharge, come to, take away, take, pip, get through, bump off
remove, take awayverb
get rid of something abstract
"The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"
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step (in a scale of gradation)
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List of paraphrases for "remove":
eliminate, delete, disassemble, withdraw, removing, unmount, extract, eliminating, detach, elimination, eradicate, abolish, cut, pull, eject, removes, removed, removal, lift, unscrew, dismount, unbolt, deleting, disconnect, deleted, suppress, revoke, deletion, loosen, eliminates, dispel, abduct, dismantle, kidnap, deletes, uninstall, expel
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How to use remove in a sentence?
We welcome the fact that the government has decided to remove aviation taxes in Norway, but sadly, this is not enough as we're in a very demanding situation at the moment.
Immuno-oncology is just at the beginning of its development, frankly, I think it won't be enough to just remove a checkpoint inhibitor because it is also important to activate the immune system.
What we use is the building blocks of seaweed, we remove all the green stuff and the smelly stuff.
Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet.
At that point, we'll remove them.
Translations for remove
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- نقل, أزالArabic
- treureCatalan, Valencian
- odebrat, odstranitCzech
- entfernen, verdrängen, umziehen, beseitigenGerman
- remover, quitarSpanish
- हटाना, अलग करनाHindi
- eltávolít, elmozdítHungarian
- portare via, eradicare, asportare, rimuovere, togliere, allontanare, levare, estirpareItalian
- 移す, 取り去る, 退ける, 除くJapanese
- لابردن, جولاندنKurdish
- verwijderen, weghalenDutch
- odjąć, usuwaćPolish
- îndepărta, scoateRomanian
- убирать, устранять, УдалитьRussian
- istejare, iscotare, istesare, trancireSardinian
- avlägsna, ta bortSwedish
- తీయు, తొలగించుTelugu
- віднести́, відноси́тиUkrainian
- chuyển đi, dọn điVietnamese
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