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Definition of Remote


  1. Removed to a distance; not near; far away; distant; -- said in respect to time or to place; as, remote ages; remote lands.
  2. Hence, removed; not agreeing, according, or being related; -- in various figurative uses.
  3. Not agreeing; alien; foreign.
  4. Not nearly related; not close; as, a remote connection or consanguinity.
  5. Separate; abstracted.
  6. Not proximate or acting directly; primary; distant.
  7. Not obvious or sriking; as, a remote resemblance.
  8. Separated by intervals greater than usual.

Remote Quotations

Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.
Thomas Jefferson

Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things; to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon.
Booker T. Washington

In the literal sense, there has been no relevant evolution since the trek from Africa. But there has been substantial progress towards higher standards of rights, justice and freedom - along with all too many illustrations of how remote is the goal of a decent society.
Noam Chomsky

Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.
Channing Pollock

But audio is a component of video, so there's always been that anyway, and although we've never expressed a visual side apart from the Grateful Dead movie, I don't find it that remote, you know what I mean? It's a departure of sorts, but it's like a first cousin.
Jerry Garcia
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Remote Translations

remote in Afrikaans is ver
remote in Dutch is verwijderd, ververwijderd, ver
remote in German is abgelegen, Fern.., entfernt/fern, Fern-, entfernt
remote in Italian is distante, vasto
remote in Norwegian is ensom, fjern
remote in Portuguese is remoto
remote in Spanish is vasto, remoto, lejano

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