Synonyms of remove in English:

remove


See definition of remove

verb

1‘switch off the power and remove the plug’

SYNONYMS
detach, unfasten, separate
pull out, take out, disconnect, unclick
ANTONYMS

attach

2‘he took the box and removed the lid’

SYNONYMS
take off, undo, unfasten
ANTONYMS

put on

3‘he pulled out his wallet and removed a twenty dollar bill’

SYNONYMS
take out, produce, bring out, get out, draw out, withdraw, extract, pull out, fish out
ANTONYMS

insert

4‘police searched his flat, removing fifteen bags of clothing’

SYNONYMS
take away, carry away, move, shift, convey, transport
confiscate, take possession of
informal cart off
ANTONYMS

replace, put back

5‘in the bathroom, Sheila soon removed the mud’

SYNONYMS
clean off, wash off, wipe off, rinse off, scrub off, sponge out

6‘Henry removed his coat’

SYNONYMS
take off, pull off, peel off, shrug off, discard, divest oneself of, shed, fling off, fling aside, climb out of, slip out of
undo, unfasten, unbutton, unzip
dated doff
ANTONYMS

don, put on

7‘he was removed from his post as head of the security department’

SYNONYMS
dismiss, discharge, get rid of, dislodge, displace, throw out, evict, eject, expel, oust, purge, unseat, depose, topple, supplant
dethrone
informal sack, fire, kick out, boot out, defenestrate, give someone the boot, give someone their marching orders, show someone the door
British informal turf out
dated out
ANTONYMS

install, appoint

8‘tax relief on life assurance premiums was removed’

SYNONYMS
withdraw, abolish, eliminate, get rid of, do away with, take away, stop, put an end to, cut
informal axe
ANTONYMS

introduce, bring in

9‘Gabriel carefully removed the last two words’

SYNONYMS
delete, erase, rub out, cross out, strike out, ink out, score out, block out, blue-pencil, cut out, eliminate, efface, obliterate
ANTONYMS

add

10‘weeds have to be removed and a good general weedkiller applied’

SYNONYMS
uproot, take out, pull out, eradicate, destroy

11‘sometimes it may be necessary to remove branches of the tree’

SYNONYMS
cut off, chop off, lop off, hack off, amputate, excise

12‘in 1800 he removed to Edinburgh’

SYNONYMS
move, move house, move away, go away, relocate, transfer, decamp
migrate, emigrate
Scottish, Northern English flit
British informal up sticks
North American informal pull up stakes

13‘mobsters like that could simply have you removed if they didn't like you’

SYNONYMS
kill, murder, put to death, get rid of, dispose of, assassinate, eliminate, execute, wipe out
informal bump off, do away with, do in, do for, knock off, take out, top, stiff, croak, liquidate, blow away, give someone the works, wipe off the face of the earth
North American informal rub out, waste, smoke, ice, off
North American euphemistic terminate with extreme prejudice

noun

1‘it is almost impossible, at this remove, to reconstruct the impact of the incident’

SYNONYMS
distance, space of time, interval