from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Distant in space, time, or nature; remote.
- adj. Separated in relationship by a given degree of descent: A first cousin's child is one's first cousin once removed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Separated in time, space, or degree.
- adj. Of a different generation, older or younger
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of remove.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Changed in place.
- adj. Dismissed from office.
- adj. Distant in location; remote.
- adj. Distant by degrees in relationship.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Remote; separate from others; specifically, noting a grade of distance in relationship and the like: as, “a lie seven times removed,”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. separate or apart in time
- adj. separated in relationship by a given degree of descent
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