remove
noun.
degree of figurative distance or separation
just one remove from madness|it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy
verb.
remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, 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
verb.
remove from a position or an office
verb.
dispose of
Get rid of these old shoes!|The company got rid of all the dead wood
Synonym: get rid of
verb.
cause to leave
The teacher took the children out of the classroom
Synonym: take out, move out
verb.
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
Synonym: transfer
verb.
go away or leave
He absented himself
Synonym: absent
verb.
kill intentionally and with premeditation
The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
verb.
get rid of something abstract
The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage|God takes away your sins
Synonym: take away