Re*mote" (r?-m?t"), a. [Compar. Remoter (-?r); superl. Remotest.] [L. remotus, p. p. of removere to remove. See Remove.]
Removed to a distance; not near; far away; distant; -- said in respect to time or to place; as, remote ages; remote lands.
Places remote enough are in Bohemia.
Remote from men, with God he passed his days.
Hence, removed; not agreeing, according, or being related; -- in various figurative uses.
Not agreeing; alien; foreign
. "All these propositions, how remote
soever from reason." Locke
Not nearly related; not close; as, a remote connection or consanguinity.
. "Wherever the mind places itself by any thought, either amongst, or remote
from, all bodies." Locke
Not proximate or acting directly; primary; distant
. "From the effect to the remotest
Not obvious or sriking; as, a remote resemblance.
Separated by intervals greater than usual.
-- Re*mote"ly, adv. -- Re*mote"ness, n.
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