remove

[ ri-moov ]
/ rɪˈmuv /

verb (used with object), re·moved, re·mov·ing.

verb (used without object), re·moved, re·mov·ing.

to move from one place to another, especially to another locality or residence: We remove to Newport early in July.
to go away; depart; disappear.

noun

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Origin of remove

1250–1300; Middle English removen (v.) <Old French remouvoir<Latin removēre.See re-, move

OTHER WORDS FROM remove

pre·re·move, verb (used with object), pre·re·moved, pre·re·mov·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for remove

remove
/ (rɪˈmuːv) /

verb (mainly tr)

noun

Derived forms of remove

removable, adjectiveremovability or removableness, nounremovably, adverbremover, noun

Word Origin for remove

C14: from Old French removoir, from Latin removēre; see move
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