HyperDic: remote

English > 6 senses of the word remote:
ADJECTIVEallremote, distantlocated far away spatially
allremote, outsidevery unlikely
allremote, distant, removedseparate or apart in time
allremote, outbackinaccessible and sparsely populated
allremote, distantfar apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
NOUNartifactremote, remote controla device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance
remote > pronunciation
Soundsrihmow't; riymow't
Rhymesafloat ... zygote: 61 rhymes with owt...
English > remote: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLocated far away spatially.
Example "remote stars"
Synonymdistant
BroaderfarLocated at a great distance in time or space or degree / degree
Spanishdistante, lejano, remoto
Catalandistant, llunyà, remot
Nounsremotenessthe property of being remote
English > remote: 6 senses > adjective 2
MeaningVery unlikely.
Examples
  • "a remote possibility"
  • "a remote contingency"
Synonymoutside
BroaderunlikelyHas little chance of being the case or coming about
Spanishexterior, remoto
Catalanremot
Nounsremotenessthe property of being remote
Adverbsremotelyto a remote degree
English > remote: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaningseparate or apart in time.
Example "the remote past or future"
Synonymsdistant, removed
BroaderfarLocated at a great distance in time or space or degree / degree
Spanishalejado, distante, lejano, remoto
Catalanallunyat, distant, llunyà, remot
Nounsremotenessthe property of being remote
English > remote: 6 senses > adjective 4
Meaninginaccessible and sparsely populated.
Synonymoutback
Broaderinaccessible, unaccessiblecapable of being reached only with great difficulty or not at all
Spanishalejado, distante, remoto
Catalanallunyat, distant, remot
Nounsremotenessthe property of being remote
English > remote: 6 senses > adjective 5
MeaningFar apart in relevance or relationship or kinship.
Examples
  • "a remote relative"
  • "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"
Synonymdistant
NarrowerfarawayFar removed mentally
loosely knitHaving only distant social or legal ties
removedseparated in relationship by a given degree of descent
ulteriorBeyond or outside an area of immediate interest
OppositecloseClose in relevance or relationship
Spanishalejado, distante, lejano, remota, remoto
Catalandistant, llunyà, remot
English > remote: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance.
Example"he lost the remote for his TV"
Synonymremote control
Part ofremote-control bombA bomb that can be detonated by remote control
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishcontrol, mando a distancia, mando, remoto, telemando
Catalancomandament a distància

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