1. Degree of figurative distance or separation (synset 105097462)
    "just one remove from madness"; "it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy"
  1. Remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract (synset 200173351)
    "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"
  2. Remove from a position or an office (synset 202409366)
  3. Dispose of (synset 202228837)
    "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
  4. Cause to leave (synset 202410046)
    "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"
  5. Shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes (synset 202090707)
    "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
  6. Go away or leave (synset 200422488)
    "He absented himself"
  7. Kill intentionally and with premeditation (synset 202488014)
    "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
  8. Get rid of something abstract (synset 200572138)
    "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"

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