Remote Definition

rĭ-mōt
remoter, remotes, remotest
adjective
remoter, remotest
Distant in space; far off; far away.
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Far off and hidden away; secluded.
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Far off in (past or future) time.
A remote ancestor.
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Distant in connection, relation, bearing, or the like.
A question remote from the subject.
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Slight; faint.
A remote chance.
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noun
A usually live broadcast originating outside a studio.
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verb
(computing) To connect to a computer from a remote location.
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Other Word Forms of Remote

Noun

Singular:
remote
Plural:
remotes

Adjective

Base Form:
remote
Comparative:
remoter

Origin of Remote

  • From Middle English, from Old French remot, masculine, remote, feminine, from Latin remotus, past participle of removere (“to remove"), from re- + movere (“to move").

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old French remot from Latin remōtus past participle of removēre to remove remove

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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