Removed
Remove Re*move" (r?-m??v"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Removed} (-m??vd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Removing}.] [OF. removoir, remouvoir, L. removere, remotum; pref. re- re- + movere to move. See {Move}.] 1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building. [1913 Webster]

Thou shalt not remove thy neighbor's landmark. --Deut. xix. 14. [1913 Webster]

When we had dined, to prevent the ladies' leaving us, I generally ordered the table to be removed. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

2. To cause to leave a person or thing; to cause to cease to be; to take away; hence, to banish; to destroy; to put an end to; to kill; as, to remove a disease. ``King Richard thus removed.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To dismiss or discharge from office; as, the President removed many postmasters. [1913 Webster]

Note: See the Note under {Remove}, v. i. [1913 Webster]


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  • Removed — Re*moved (r? m??vd ), a. 1. Changed in place. [1913 Webster] 2. Dismissed from office. [1913 Webster] 3. Distant in location; remote. Something finer than you could purchase in so removed a dwelling. Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Distant by degrees in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • removed — removed; un·removed; …   English syllables

  • removed — [ri mo͞ovd′] adj. 1. a) distant in relationship b) of a younger or older generation [one s first cousin once removed is the child of one s first cousin] 2. remote; distant; disconnected: with from SYN. FAR …   English World dictionary

  • removed — index alone (solitary), apart, discrete, distinct (distinguished from others), inaccessible, insular, insusceptible ( …   Law dictionary

  • removed — remote, far off, faraway, far, *distant …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • removed — re|moved [ rı muvd ] adjective never before noun 1. ) different from something: removed from: It was all so removed from our usual experience. far removed: dealing with people whose culture is far removed from our own 2. ) without enough… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • removed — UK [rɪˈmuːvd] / US [rɪˈmuvd] adjective [never before noun] 1) different from something removed from: It was all so removed from our usual experience. far removed: dealing with people whose culture is far removed from our own 2) without enough… …   English dictionary

  • removed — adj. 1) easily removed 2) once; twice removed (a first cousin once removed) * * * [rɪ muːvd] twice removed (a first cousin once removed) easily removed once …   Combinatory dictionary

  • removed — [[t]rɪmu͟ːvd[/t]] 1) ADJ: v link adv ADJ from n If you say that an idea or situation is far removed from something, you mean that it is very different from it. He found it hard to concentrate on conversation so far removed from his present… …   English dictionary

  • removed — removedly /ri mooh vid lee, moohvd /, adv. removedness, n. /ri moohvd /, adj. 1. remote; separate; not connected with; distinct from. 2. distant by a given number of degrees of descent or kinship: A first cousin once removed is the child of one s …   Universalium

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