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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Remove \Re*move"\ (r?-m??v"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Removed
(-m??vd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Removing.] [OF. removoir,
remouvoir, L. removere, remotum; pref. re- re- + movere to
move. See Move.]
1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to
change place; to displace; as, to remove a building.
Thou shalt not remove thy neighbor's landmark.
When we had dined, to prevent the ladies' leaving
us, I generally ordered the table to be removed.
2. To cause to leave a person or thing; to cause to cease to
be; to take away; hence, to banish; to destroy; to put an
end to; to kill; as, to remove a disease. "King Richard
thus removed." --Shak.
3. To dismiss or discharge from office; as, the President
removed many postmasters.
Note: See the Note under Remove, v. i.
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