To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building.
- To move from a place or position occupied: removed the cups from the table.
- To transfer or convey from one place to another: removed the family to Texas.
- To take off: removed my boots.
- To take away; withdraw: removed the candidate's name from consideration.
- To do away with; eliminate: remove a stain.
- To dismiss from an office or position.
- To change one's place of residence or business; move: "In 1751, I removed from the country to the town” ( David Hume).
- To go away; depart.
- To be removable: paint that removes with water.
- The act of removing; removal.
- Distance or degree of separation or remoteness: "to spill, though at a safe remove, the blood of brave men” ( Anthony Burgess).