V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
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Definition: 1. far removed from any populated area; 2. very unlikely to happen; 3. small in degree; 4. far away in time; 5. far away in space or distance; 6. operated or controlled from a distance
Synonyms: far, faraway, distant, separated, removed, apart, slight, unlikely, negligible
Antonyms: close, nearby, adjacent, significant, weighty
Tips: Although the word remote is most commonly used to denote the device used to control a TV, it is also an adjective with several uses. The essential meaning of the word is that of distance, whether literal or figurative. A good usage is that of something being unlikely to happen: "There is a remote possibility of that happening." Remote can also be used to describe people who are emotionally or physically removed from others.
Jill was acting very remote today; I think she had a lot on her mind. (distant, removed)
I understand your concerns, but the chance of that happening is totally remote. (unlikely, negligible)
The couple purchased a remote cottage in the woods so that they could get away from the city on the weekends. (distant, faraway)
That incident happened in the remote past, and I think he's forgotten all about it. (distant, faraway)
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