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King James Dictionary [1]

Remove, L. removeo re and moveo, to move.

1. To cause to change place to put from its place in any manner as, to remove a building.

Thou shalt not remove thy neighbor's landmark.  Deuteronomy 19 .

2. To displace from an office. 3. To take or put away in any manner to cause to leave a person or thing to banish or destroy as, to remove a disease or complaint.

Remove sorrow from thine heart.  Ecclesiastes 11 .

4. To carry from one court to another as, to remove a cause or suit by appeal. 5. To take from the present state of being as, to remove one by death.


1. To change place in any manner. 2. To go from one place to another. 3. To change the place of residence as, to remove from New York to Philadelphia.

Remove, n.

1. Change of place. 2. Translation of one to the place of another. 3. State of being removed. 4. Act of moving a man in chess or other game. 5. Departure a going away. 6. The act of changing place removal. 7. A step in any scale of gradation.

A freeholder is but one remove from a legislator.

8. Any indefinite distance as a small or great remove. 9. The act of putting a horse's shoes on different feet. 10. A dish to be changed while the rest of the course remains. 11. Susceptibility of being removed. Not in use.

Webster's Dictionary [2]

(1): ( v. t.) To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building.

(2): ( n.) The act of removing; a removal.

(3): ( n.) The act of resetting a horse's shoe.

(4): ( v. t.) To cause to leave a person or thing; to cause to cease to be; to take away; hence, to banish; to destroy; to put an end to; to kill; as, to remove a disease.

(5): ( v. t.) To dismiss or discharge from office; as, the President removed many postmasters.

(6): ( v. i.) To change place in any manner, or to make a change in place; to move or go from one residence, position, or place to another.

(7): ( n.) The transfer of one's business, or of one's domestic belongings, from one location or dwelling house to another; - in the United States usually called a move.

(8): ( n.) The state of being removed.

(9): ( n.) That which is removed, as a dish removed from table to make room for something else.

(10): ( n.) The distance or space through which anything is removed; interval; distance; stage; hence, a step or degree in any scale of gradation; specifically, a division in an English public school; as, the boy went up two removes last year.