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Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to remove

Third person singular
remov

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to remove (third-person singular simple present remov, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To move something from one place to another, especially to take away
    He removed the marbles from the bag.
  2. (transitive) To murder someone
  3. (cricket),(transitive) To dismiss a batsman
  4. (intransitive) To change one's residence
    • 1719- Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
      Now my life began to be so easy that I began to say to myself that could I but have been safe from more savages, I cared not if I was never to remove from the place where I lived.

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Noun

Singular
remove

Plural
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remove ({{{1}}})
  1. The act of removing something, especially removing a dish at a meal in order to replace it with the next course
  2. A dish thus replaced, or the replacement
  3. (UK) (at some public schools) A division of the school, especially the form prior to last
  4. A step or gradation (as in the phrase "at one remove")

References

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

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