Meaning of “remove” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /rɪˈmuːv/

B1 to take something away:

An operation was needed to remove the bullets from his chest.

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B2 to take something off:

Liz removed her jacket and hung it on a chair.
Carefully remove the lid, then stir the paint.
He removed the bandage to expose the wound.
JOB formal

to make someone stop doing their job:

[ often passive ] He had been removed from his job on medical grounds.
be far removed from sth

to be very different from something:

The princess's world was far removed from reality.

(Definition of “remove” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)