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Synonyms of remote in English:


  • 1 areas remote from hospitals
    [Antonyms] close, near
  • 2 a remote mountain village
    isolated, out of the way, off the beaten track/path, secluded, lonely, in the back of beyond, godforsaken, inaccessible, far-flung, in the backwoods, lonesome
    informalin the sticks, in the middle of nowhere
    [Antonyms] central
  • 3 events remote from modern times
    irrelevant to, unrelated to, unconnected to, unconcerned with, not pertinent to, immaterial to, unassociated with;
    foreign to, alien to
    [Antonyms] relevant
  • 4 a remote possibility
    unlikely, improbable, implausible, doubtful, dubious;
    faint, slight, slim, small, slender
    [Antonyms] likely, strong
  • 5 she seems very remote
    aloof, distant, detached, withdrawn, reserved, uncommunicative, unforthcoming, unapproachable, unresponsive, unfriendly, unsociable, introspective, introverted
    [Antonyms] friendly, approachable
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