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[n] degree of figurative distance or separation; "just one remove from madness" or"it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy"
[v] remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc.; or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
[v] go away or leave; "He absented himself"
[v] get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"
[v] remove from a position or an office
[v] cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"
[v] shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
[v] dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
[v] kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"


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