Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “removed”

removed

adjective uk   /rɪˈmuːvd/ formal us  
once, twice, etc. removed describes a cousin (= a relation) separated from you by one, two, etc. generations (= same family age groups): She's my first cousin once removed.Family relations in general
(Definition of removed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of removed?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “removed”

Word of the Day

microbrewery

a small company that makes beer, usually using traditional methods, and often has a restaurant where its beer is served

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