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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Far away in time or space; at a great distance. Also: Slight; faint.

Usage examples (39)
  • Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.
  • Considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics
  • He lost the remote for his TV
  • The term remote control can be contracted to remote or controller. for more
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