verb (used with object), re·moved, re·mov·ing.
verb (used without object), re·moved, re·mov·ing.
- removable cartridge,
- removable partial denture,
Origin of remove
Examples from the Web for remove
Using a heatproof slotted spoon, remove the shallots to a paper towel-lined plate.
Allow beans to cool completely then remove to a paper towel-lined plate to dry.
Remove some shallots from the buttermilk and dredge in the seasoned flour mixture.
Remove from heat and stir in the walnuts, rum, powdered sugar, and salt until fully incorporated.
Remove the roast from the pan and let rest for a minimum of 15 minutes.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries|Carla Hall|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still Maria lay upon my lap, and still I resisted every attempt that was made to remove her.Beaux and Belles of England|Mary Robinson
An attempt to remove it, the surgeons determined, would be more hazardous to life than to permit it to remain.The Memories of Fifty Years|William H. Sparks
Remove part of the fat, and take half a pint three or four times a day.
Remove the bouquet garni, strain the broth through a fine sieve and return to the pot.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book|Victor Hirtzler
On the other hand, wholesale emigration was not sufficient to remove the evil.Chaldea|Znade A. Ragozin
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for remove
early 14c., "move, take away, dismiss," from Old French removoir "move, stir; leave, depart; take away," from Latin removere "move back or away, take away, put out of view, subtract," from re- "back, away" (see re-) + movere "to move" (see move (v.)). Related: Removed; removing.
1550s, "act of removing," from remove (v.). Sense of "distance or space by which any thing is removed from another" is attested from 1620s.