remote: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ri-mōt'), [key]
— adj., n. -mot•er, -mot•est,
- far apart; far distant in space; situated at some distance away: the remote jungles of Brazil.
- out-of-the-way; secluded: a remote village; a remote mountaintop.
- distant in time: remote antiquity.
- distant in relationship or connection: a remote ancestor.
- operating or controlled from a distance, as by remote control: a remote telephone answering machine.
- far off; abstracted; removed: principles remote from actions.
- not direct, primary, or proximate; not directly involved or influential: the remote causes of the war.
- slight or faint; unlikely: not the remotest idea; a remote chance.
- reserved and distant in manner; aloof; not warmly cordial.
- a broadcast, usually live, from a location outside a studio.
- See(def. 2).
- remote (Thesaurus)
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