[ ri-moht-lee ]
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  1. to a very small degree; slightly or faintly: Few people believe such an outcome to be even remotely credible.

  2. at or from a distance, typically by means of an electronic connection: We can work remotely or on the client site, depending on your requirements. The system is remotely controlled from a central computer.

  1. distantly or indirectly; not immediately: He’s remotely related to my wife. We consulted everyone closely or remotely involved with the project before deciding how to proceed.

  2. in an isolated place: The farmhouse is remotely situated on one of southern Africa's largest private nature reserves.

  3. far away; distantly: Our system uses a single power pack to provide hydraulic power to remotely placed fans up to 200 feet away.

Origin of remotely


Other words from remotely

  • un·re·mote·ly, adverb

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