Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “remote”

remote

adjective  /rɪˈmoʊt/ us  
far away in distance, time, or relation; not close: Ben grew up in a remote part of Montana. It happened in the remote past. There is a remote possibility (= slight chance) that we won’t be able to make the trip. Someone whose behavior is remote is not friendly or interested in others.
(Definition of remote from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of remote?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “remote” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pint

a measure for liquid equal to about half a litre

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More