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Synonyms of remote in English:


  • 1 doctors who practise in areas remote from hospitals the remote past
    faraway, distant, far, far off, far removed;
    dim and distant
    [Antonyms] close, near
  • 2 a remote mountain village
    isolated, out of the way, outlying, off the beaten track, secluded, in the depths of …, hard to find, lonely, in the back of beyond, in the hinterlands, off the map, in the middle of nowhere, godforsaken, obscure, inaccessible, cut-off, unreachable;
    North American in the backwoods, lonesome;
    South African in the backveld, in the platteland;
    Australian/New Zealand in the backblocks, in the booay
    informalunget-at-able, in the sticks
    North American informaljerkwater, in the tall timbers
    Australian/New Zealand informalBarcoo, beyond the black stump
    [Antonyms] central
  • 3 the parables may seem somewhat remote from modern times
    [Antonyms] relevant
  • 4 up to now, the possibility had seemed so remote as not to need consideration
    unlikely, improbable, implausible, doubtful, dubious, far-fetched;
    faint, slight, slim, small, slender, minimal, marginal, negligible, insignificant, inconsiderable
    [Antonyms] likely, strong
  • 5 when I was a child, she wasn't so remote
    [Antonyms] friendly, approachable
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    remote, distant, faraway, far off
    See distant

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