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remote

re·mote

remote

 
 
pronunciation:
rih mot
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: remoter, remotest
definition 1: at a far distance in space or time.
The moon is very remote from the earth.In the remote past, dinosaurs walked the earth.
synonyms:
distant, far, faraway
antonyms:
adjacent, close, immediate, near
similar words:
exotic, foreign, outlying
definition 2: far from towns or human settlement.
The lake is in a remote area.
synonyms:
secluded
similar words:
desolate, lonely
definition 3: slight.
He has a remote chance of surviving.
synonyms:
faint, outside, slight, slim
similar words:
feeble, meager, small, weak
derivations: remotely (adv.), remoteness (n.)
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