1. The act of removing something.
  2. (archaic) Removing a dish at a meal in order to replace it with the next course, a dish thus replaced, or the replacement.
  3. (at some public schools) A division of the school, especially the form prior to last
  4. A step or gradation (as in the phrase "at one remove")
  5. Distance in time or space; interval.
  6. The transfer of one's home or business to another place; a move.
  7. The act of resetting a horse's shoe.


  1. To move something from one place to another, especially to take away.
  2. To murder.
  3. To dismiss a batsman.
  4. To discard, set aside, especially something abstract (a thought, feeling, etc.).
  5. To depart, leave.
  6. To change one's residence; to move.
  7. To dismiss or discharge from office.

The above text is a snippet from Wiktionary: remove
and as such is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

Need help with a clue?
Try your search in the crossword dictionary!