Synonyms for remote

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ri-moht
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈmoʊt

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Définition of remote

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from Middle French remot or directly from Latin remotus "afar off, remote, distant in place," past participle of removere "move back or away" (see remove (v.)). Related: Remotely; remoteness. Remote control "fact of controlling from a distance" is recorded from 1904; as a device which allows this from 1920.
  • adj out-of-the-way; in the distance
  • adj irrelevant, unrelated
  • adj unlikely, improbable
  • adj cold, detached; unapproachable
Example sentences :
  • I beg, that I may not be sacrificed to projects, and remote contingencies.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • He took up a point as remote as might be from the personal appeal.
  • Extract from : « Quaint Courtships » by Various
  • Until now he had kept his place in the remote corner of the balcony.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • Their surprise was great; for they had not the most remote idea of her intentions.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • And how, poor Alice, in that remote village, was chance to throw him in your way?
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • I arose one September morning, my heart leaping with some remote joy.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • Explorations must be made into the remote and obscure beginnings of sex.
  • Extract from : « The Truth About Woman » by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • “You are putting rather a remote contingency to the front,” said von Francius.
  • Extract from : « The First Violin » by Jessie Fothergill
  • We shall not consider these animals any further, as they are too remote to interest us here.
  • Extract from : « The Sexual Question » by August Forel
  • No image is too remote, no thought too lofty for his purpose.
  • Extract from : « The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851 » by Various

Antonyms for remote

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