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Synonyms for remote

Noun

1. remote control, remote, device
usage: a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance; "he lost the remote for his TV"

Adjective

1. distant, remote, far (vs. near)
usage: located far away spatially; "distant lands"; "remote stars"
2. outside, remote, unlikely (vs. likely)
usage: very unlikely; "an outside chance"; "a remote possibility"; "a remote contingency"
3. distant, remote, removed, far (vs. near)
usage: separate or apart in time; "distant events"; "the remote past or future"
4. outback(prenominal), remote, inaccessible (vs. accessible), unaccessible
usage: inaccessible and sparsely populated;
5. distant (vs. close), remote, faraway, loosely knit, removed(predicate), ulterior
usage: far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship ; "a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"
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