The definition of remote is something that is far away in place or time or a place that is located away from the populated areas.(adjective)
Remote is a device used to control the TV or other electronic equipment.(noun)
An example of remote is the controller that comes with your cable box.
See remote in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < L remotus, pp. of removere, to remove
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adjective re·mot·er, re·mot·est
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French remot
Origin: , from Latin remōtus
Origin: , past participle of removēre, to remove; see remove.
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