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Definitions of remote:

  • noun:   a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance
    Example: "He lost the remote for his TV"
  • adjective:   far apart in nature
    Example: "Considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"
  • adjective:   very unlikely
    Example: "A remote possibility"
  • adjective:   far distant in space
    Example: "Remote stars"
  • adjective:   far distant in time
    Example: "The remote past or future"
  • adjective:   inaccessible and sparsely populated


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