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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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