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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Remove  \Re*move"\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  removing;  a  removal. 
 
  This  place  should  be  at  once  both  school  and 
  university,  not  needing  a  remove  to  any  other  house 
  of  scholarship.  --Milton. 
 
  And  drags  at  each  remove  a  lengthening  chain. 
  --Goldsmith. 
 
  2.  The  transfer  of  one's  business,  or  of  one's  domestic 
  belongings,  from  one  location  or  dwelling  house  to 
  another;  --  in  the  United  States  usually  called  a  move 
 
  It  is  an  English  proverb  that  three  removes  are  as 
  bad  as  a  fire.  --J.  H. 
  Newman. 
 
  3.  The  state  of  being  removed.  --Locke. 
 
  4.  That  which  is  removed,  as  a  dish  removed  from  table  to 
  make  room  for  something  else. 
 
  5.  The  distance  or  space  through  which  anything  is  removed; 
  interval;  distance;  stage;  hence  a  step  or  degree  in  any 
  scale  of  gradation;  specifically,  a  division  in  an  English 
  public  school;  as  the  boy  went  up  two  removes  last  year. 
 
  A  freeholder  is  but  one  remove  from  a  legislator. 
  --Addison. 
 
  6.  (Far.)  The  act  of  resetting  a  horse's  shoe.  --Swift. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  Thou  shalt  not  remove  thy  neighbor's  landmark. 
  --Deut.  xix. 
  14. 
 
  When  we  had  dined,  to  prevent  the  ladies'  leaving 
  us  I  generally  ordered  the  table  to  be  removed. 
  --Goldsmith. 
 
  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. 
 
  3.  To  dismiss  or  discharge  from  office;  as  the  President 
  removed  many  postmasters. 
 
  Note:  See  the  Note  under  {Remove},  v.  i. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Remove  \Re*move"\  (r?-m??v"),  v.  i. 
  To  change  place  in  any  manner,  or  to  make  a  change  in  place 
  to  move  or  go  from  one  residence,  position,  or  place  to 
  another. 
 
  Till  Birnam  wood  remove  to  Dunsinane  I  can  not  taint 
  with  fear.  --Shak. 
 
  Note:  The  verb  remove,  in  some  of  its  application,  is 
  synonymous  with  move  but  not  in  all  Thus  we  do  not 
  apply  remove  to  a  mere  change  of  posture,  without  a 
  change  of  place  or  the  seat  of  a  thing  A  man  moves  his 
  head  when  he  turns  it  or  his  finger  when  he  bends  it 
  but  he  does  not  remove  it  Remove  usually  or  always 
  denotes  a  change  of  place  in  a  body,  but  we  never  apply 
  it  to  a  regular,  continued  course  or  motion.  We  never 
  say  the  wind  or  water,  or  a  ship,  removes  at  a  certain 
  rate  by  the  hour;  but  we  say  a  ship  was  removed  from 
  one  place  in  a  harbor  to  another.  Move  is  a  generic 
  term,  including  the  sense  of  remove,  which  is  more 
  generally  applied  to  a  change  from  one  station  or 
  permanent  position,  stand  or  seat,  to  another  station. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  remove 
  n  :  degree  of  figurative  distance  or  separation:  "just  one 
  remove  from  madness"  or  "it  imitates  at  many  removes  a 
  Shakespearean  tragedy" 
  v  1:  remove  something  concrete,  as  by  lifting,  pushing,  taking 
  off  etc.;  or  remove  something  abstract;  "remove  a 
  threat";  "remove  a  wrapper";  "Remove  the  dirty  dishes 
  from  the  table";  "take  the  gun  from  your  pocket"  [syn:  {take}, 
  {take  away}] 
  2:  remove  from  a  position  or  an  office 
  3:  dispose  of  "Get  rid  of  these  old  shoes!"  "The  company  got 
  rid  of  all  the  dead  wood"  [syn:  {get  rid  of}] 
  4:  cause  to  leave  "The  teacher  took  the  children  out  of  the 
  classroom"  [syn:  {take  out},  {move  out}] 
  5:  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"  [syn:  {transfer}] 
  6:  go  away  or  leave  "He  absented  himself"  [syn:  {absent}] 
  7:  kill  intentionally  and  with  premeditation;  "The  mafia  boss 
  ordered  his  enemies  murdered"  [syn:  {murder},  {slay},  {hit}, 
  {dispatch},  {bump  off},  {polish  off}] 




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