remote

  • 1 remote — re·mote adj re·mot·er, est 1 a: far removed in space, time, or relation ancestors of a more remote degree b: exceeding the time allowed under the rule against perpetuities for the vesting of interests the residuary clause...violates the rule… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Remote — may refer to:* Remote control, commonly known as a remote * Remote broadcast, commonly known in broadcasting as a person or live remote * Remote access * Remote desktop * Remoteness, the legal concept of how remotely possible a consequence is (or …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Remote — Re*mote (r? m?t ), a. [Compar. {Remoter} ( ?r); superl. {Remotest}.] [L. remotus, p. p. of removere to remove. See {Remove}.] 1. Removed to a distance; not near; far away; distant; said in respect to time or to place; as, remote ages; remote… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 remote — re‧mote [rɪˈməʊt ǁ ˈmoʊt] adjective [only before a noun] 1. COMPUTING remote systems or equipment are used to control a machine, computer system etc from a distance: • remote access to computer data banks 2. if a possibility, risk, danger etc is… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 remote — [ri mōt′] adj. remoter, remotest [ME < L remotus, pp. of removere, to REMOVE] 1. distant in space; far off; far away 2. far off and hidden away; secluded 3. far off in (past or future) time [a remote ancestor] 4. distant in connection,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 remote — [adj1] out of the way; in the distance alien, back, backwoods, beyond, boondocks*, devious, distant, far, faraway, far flung, far off, foreign, frontier, godforsaken*, god knowswhere*, in a backwater*, inaccessible, isolated, lonely, lonesome,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 remote — early 15c., from L. remotus afar off, remote, pp. of removere move back or away (see REMOVE (Cf. remove)). Related: Remotely; remoteness. Remote control is recorded from 1904 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 remote — ► ADJECTIVE (remoter, remotest) 1) far away in space or time. 2) situated far from the main centres of population. 3) distantly related. 4) (often remote from) having very little connection. 5) (of a chance or possibility) unlikely to …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 remote — *distant, far, faraway, far off, removed Antonyms: close …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 remote — I UK [rɪˈməʊt] / US [rɪˈmoʊt] adjective Word forms remote : adjective remote comparative remoter superlative remotest ** 1) far away from other cities, towns, or people My grandparents were from a remote village in China. We felt very remote and… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 remote — 01. He went hiking in a [remote] part of Alaska, where you might not see another human being for days on end. 02. I wouldn t bother asking Jennifer for a date. I don t think she is even [remotely] interested in going out with you. 03. There is a… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 12 remote — re|mote1 W3 [rıˈməut US ˈmout] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(far away)¦ 2¦(not likely)¦ 3¦(time)¦ 4¦(different)¦ 5¦(person)¦ 6 not have the remotest idea/interest/intention etc ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of removere; REMOVE] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 remote — [[t]rɪmo͟ʊt[/t]] ♦♦♦ remoter, remotest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Remote areas are far away from cities and places where most people live, and are therefore difficult to get to. Landslides have cut off many villages in remote areas. ...a remote… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 remote — re|mote1 [ rı mout ] adjective ** ▸ 1 distant in space/time ▸ 2 unlikely ▸ 3 unfriendly ▸ 4 operated from far away ▸ 5 not connected/relevant 1. ) far away from other cities, towns, or people: ISOLATED: My grandparents were from a remote town in… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 remote — remotely, adv. remoteness, n. /ri moht /, adj., remoter, remotest, n. adj. 1. far apart; far distant in space; situated at some distance away: the remote jungles of Brazil. 2. out of the way; secluded: a remote village; a remote mountaintop. 3.… …

    Universalium

  • 16 remote — 1 adjective 1 far away in space or time: remote stars | something from the remote past, dimly remembered | a remote ancestor (=someone related to you, who lived a long time ago) 2 far from towns: As a westerner I was a strange sight in this… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 remote — I. adjective (remoter; est) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin remotus, from past participle of removēre to remove Date: 15th century 1. separated by an interval or space greater than usual < an involucre remote from the flower > 2. far… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 remote — re•mote [[t]rɪˈmoʊt[/t]] adj. mot•er, mot•est, n. 1) far apart; far distant in space 2) out of the way; secluded: a remote village[/ex] 3) distant in time, relationship, connection, etc.: remote antiquity; a remote ancestor[/ex] 4) far off;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 remote — /rəˈmoʊt / (say ruh moht) adjective (remoter, remotest) 1. far apart; far distant in space. 2. out of the way; retired; secluded: a remote village. 3. distant in time: remote antiquity. 4. distant in relationship or connection: a remote ancestor …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 remote — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, look, seem ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …

    Collocations dictionary


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