REMOVE, verb transitive [Latin removeo; re and moveo, to move.]
1. To cause to change place; to put from its place in any manner; as, to remove a building.
Thou shalt not remove thy neighbor's landmark. Deuteronomy 19:14.
2. To displace from an office.
3. To take or put away in any manner; to cause to leave a person or thing; to banish or destroy; as, to remove a disease or complaint.
REMOVE sorrow from thine heart. Ecclesiastes 11:10.
4. To carry from one court to another; as, to remove a cause or suit by appeal.
5. To take from the present state of being; as, to remove one by death.
REMOVE, verb intransitive
1. To change place in any manner.
2. To go from one place to another.
3. To change the place of residence; as, to remove from New York to Philadelphia.
1. Change of place.
2. Translation of one to the place of another.
3. State of being removed.
4. Act of moving a man in chess or other game.
5. Departure; a going away.
6. The act of changing place; removal.
7. A step in any scale of gradation.
A freeholder is but one remove from a legislator.
8. Any indefinite distance; as a small or great remove
9. The act of putting a horse's shoes on different feet.
10. A dish to be changed while the rest of the course remains.
11. Susceptibility of being removed. [Not in use.]