Definition of remote :
1. Hence, removed; not agreeing, according, or being related; - in various figurative uses.
2. Not agreeing; alien; foreign.
3. Not nearly related; not close; as, a remote connection or consanguinity.
4. Not obvious or sriking; as, a remote resemblance.
5. Not proximate or acting directly; primary; distant.
6. Removed to a distance; not near; far away; distant; - said in respect to time or to place; as, remote ages; remote lands.
7. Separate; abstracted.
8. Separated by intervals greater than usual.
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remote (part of speech: adjective)
unrelated (part of speech: adjective)
- If anybody suspected that Ollie was concerned in her husband's death, it was some remote person whose opinion did not affect the public mind. - "The Bondboy", George W. (George Washington) Ogden.
- The lives of most women on remote farms are tragic beyond belief. - "The Co-Citizens", Corra Harris.
- Thus: " Objects near our view are apt to be thought greater than those of a larger size, that are more remote." - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.