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Synonyms for remoterɪˈmoʊt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remote control, remote(adj)

    a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance

    "he lost the remote for his TV"

    remote control, remote

    near, nigh, close, accessible, likely

  2. distant, remote(adj)

    located far away spatially

    "distant lands"; "remote stars"

    outback(a), upstage, outside, distant, remote, removed, aloof

    likely, accessible, near, nigh, close

  3. outside, remote(adj)

    very unlikely

    "an outside chance"; "a remote possibility"; "a remote contingency"

    removed, outback(a), distant, outdoor(a), extraneous, remote, outside, away, external, out-of-door, outside(a), international

    near, nigh, accessible, close, likely

  4. distant, remote, removed(adj)

    separate or apart in time

    "distant events"; "the remote past or future"

    upstage, outback(a), distant, aloof, removed(p), remote, outside, removed

    close, nigh, near, accessible, likely

  5. outback(a), remote(adj)

    inaccessible and sparsely populated;

    close, nigh, accessible, near, likely

  6. distant, remote(adj)

    far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship

    "a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"

    outback(a), upstage, outside, distant, remote, removed, aloof

    close, nigh, near, likely, accessible


  1. remote(noun)

    poor, faint, wireless, dispassionate, outlying, improbable, hidden, abysmal, removed, distant, disconnected, aloof, far, withdrawn, hands-free

    involved, close, reasonable, connected, attached, companionable, proximate, likely, passionate, sure, near, contiguous, probable, intimate, direct

  2. remote(noun)

    At a distance; disconnected.

    clicker, far, disconnected, wireless, outlying, poor, hidden, removed, distant, aloof, dispassionate, withdrawn, abysmal, improbable, hands-free, faint

    probable, involved, contiguous, reasonable, attached, likely, sure, connected, companionable, passionate, proximate, direct, intimate, close, near

  3. remote(adjective)

    Distant or otherwise inaccessible.

    wireless, poor, withdrawn, hands-free, disconnected, aloof, dispassionate, improbable, removed, distant, hidden, far, faint, abysmal, outlying

    likely, sure, involved, direct, contiguous, intimate, passionate, attached, near, close, connected, reasonable, proximate, companionable, probable

  4. remote(adjective)


    poor, abysmal, removed, far, faint, disconnected, outlying, hidden, distant, improbable, hands-free, dispassionate, wireless, withdrawn, aloof

    near, companionable, intimate, close, connected, probable, passionate, direct, attached, sure, contiguous, reasonable, involved, likely, proximate

  5. remote(adjective)

    Emotionally detached.

    abysmal, disconnected, removed, wireless, faint, hands-free, hidden, far, dispassionate, distant, poor, improbable, aloof, withdrawn, outlying

    sure, contiguous, likely, attached, passionate, probable, near, companionable, reasonable, close, direct, involved, proximate, intimate, connected

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. remote(a)

    Foreign refers to difference of birth, alien to difference of allegiance. In their figurative use, that is foreign which is remote, unlike, or unconnected; that is alien which is conflicting, hostile, or opposed. Impertinent and irrelevant matters can not claim consideration in a certain connection; inappropriate matters could not properly be considered. Compare ALIEN, n.; CONTRAST, v.

    alien, alien, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, contrasted, distant, foreign, hostile, impertinent, inappropriate, irrelevant, opposed, strange, unconnected, unlike

    akin, appropriate, apropos, essential, germane, pertinent, proper, relevant

    Such a purpose was alien to (or from) my thought: to preferable.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. remote(a.)

    far, distant, far off, not near, not nigh

  2. remote(a.)

    alien, foreign, unallied, separated, unconnected

  3. remote(a.)

    secluded, sequestered, removed

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