- At a distance; disconnected.
- A remote operator may control the vehicle with a wireless handset.
- Distant or otherwise inaccessible.
- After his fall from the emperor's favor, the general was posted to a remote outpost.
- (especially with respect to likelihood) Slight.
- There was only a remote possibility that we would be rescued as we were far outside of the regular shipping lanes.
- Emotionally detached.
- After her mother's death, my friend grew remote for a time while she dealt with her grief.
- (at a distance) disconnected, hands-free, wireless
- (distant or otherwise inaccessible) far, hidden, outlying; see also Thesaurus:distant
- (slight) faint
- (emotionally detached) aloof, dispassionate, distant, removed, withdrawn
- (at a distance) attached, connected, contiguous, direct
- (distant or otherwise inaccessible) close, near, proximate; see also Thesaurus:near
- (slight) considerable, great, reasonable, sure
- (emotionally detached) companionable, intimate, involved, passionate
- French: distant
- German: fern, entfernt, abgelegen, fernbetrieb
- Italian: remoto
- Portuguese: remoto, longínquo, distante
- Russian: далёкий
- Spanish: remoto
remote (plural remotes)
- Ellipsis of remote control#English|remote control
- I hate it when my uncle comes over to visit; he always sits in the best chair and hogs the remote.
- (broadcasting) An element of broadcast programming originating away from the station's or show's control room.
- (remote control) clicker
- French: télécommande
- German: Fernbedienung
- Portuguese: controle, controlo remoto
- Russian: ПДТ
- Spanish: control remoto (Americas), mando a distancia (Spain), control (Americas), mando (Spain)
remote (remotes, present participle remoting; past and past participle remoted)
- (computing) To connect to a computer from a remote location.