Remove

Re*move"

, n. 1. The act of removing; a removal.
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This place should be at once both school and university, not needing a remove to any other house of scholarship.
Milton.
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And drags at each remove a lengthening chain.
Goldsmith.
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2. The transfer of one's business, or of one's domestic belongings, from one location or dwelling house to another; -- in the United States usually called a move.
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It is an English proverb that three removes are as bad as a fire.
J. H. Newman.
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3. The state of being removed. Locke.
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4. That which is removed, as a dish removed from table to make room for something else.
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5. The distance or space through which anything is removed; interval; distance; stage; hence, a step or degree in any scale of gradation; specifically, a division in an English public school; as, the boy went up two removes last year.
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A freeholder is but one remove from a legislator.
Addison.
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6. (Far.) The act of resetting a horse's shoe. Swift.
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