remotely


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re·mote

 (rĭ-mōt′)
adj. re·mot·er, re·mot·est
1.
a. Located far away; distant in space.
b. Hidden away; secluded: a remote hamlet.
2. Distant in time: the remote past.
3. Faint; slight: a remote possibility; had not the remotest interest.
4. Far removed in connection or relevance: a cause remote from everyday concerns.
5. Distantly related by blood or marriage: a remote cousin.
6. Distant in manner; aloof.
7. Operating or controlled from a distance: remote sensors.
8. Computers Located at a distance from another computer that is accessible by cables or other communications links: a remote terminal.
n.
1. A radio or television broadcast originating from a point outside a studio.
2. A remote control device.

[Middle English, from Old French remot, from Latin remōtus, past participle of removēre, to remove; see remove.]

re·mote′ly adv.
re·mote′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.remotely - in a remote manner; "when the measured speech of the chorus passes over into song the tones are, remotely but unmistakably, those taught by the orthodox liturgy"
2.remotely - to a remote degree; "it is remotely possible"

remotely

adverb a bit, at all, in any way, in the slightest We had never seen anything remotely like it.
Translations
بصورةٍ بَعيدَهعن بُعْد
vzdáleněslabě
fjernt
kaukaisesti
ni najmanje
közvetvetávolról
lítillega; í fjarska
遠く離れて
멀리서
vzdialene
avlägset
ห่างไกล
en ufak ölçüdeuzaklardauzaktan yakından
rất xa

remotely

[rɪˈməʊtlɪ] ADV
1. (= distantly) → en un lugar apartado
they are remotely relatedson parientes lejanos
to be remotely situatedestar situado en un lugar apartado
2. (= slightly) [connected, possible] → remotamente
it wasn't even remotely amusingno era ni por asomo divertido
he isn't even remotely interested in operano está ni siquiera remotamente interesado en la ópera
he failed to say anything remotely interestingno consiguió decir nada mínimamente interesante
I've never seen anything remotely like itnunca he visto nada (ni) remotamente parecido
it's not even remotely likelyde eso no hay la más remota posibilidad
he'll eat anything that looks remotely ediblees capaz de comerse cualquier cosa con un mínimo aspecto de comestible
the struggle to maintain anything remotely resembling decent standardsla lucha por mantener algo que se pareciera aunque fuera de lejos a unos niveles decentes
3. (= in a detached manner) [say, behave] → de forma distante
4. (= by remote control) [control] → a distancia; [detonate] → por control remoto

remotely

[rɪˈməʊtli] adv
[situated] → au loin
(= slightly) remotely interested
I'm not remotely interested → Je ne suis pas le moins du monde intéressé.
remotely possible
Do you think it would be remotely possible? → Pensez-vous qu'il y ait la moindre possibilité que cela arrive?
[detonate, control] → à distance

remotely

adv
(= vaguely) to be remotely connected with somebody/somethingentfernt mit jdm/etw zu tun haben; it’s just remotely possiblees ist gerade eben noch möglich; if it’s remotely possiblewenn es auch nur irgend möglich ist; they’re not even remotely similarsie sind sich nicht im Entferntesten ähnlich; he didn’t say anything remotely interestinger sagte nichts, was im Entferntesten interessant war; avoid saying anything remotely likely to upset himsag nichts, dass ihn im Geringsten aufregen könnte; I’ve never seen anything remotely like itich habe noch nie irgendetwas Vergleichbares gesehen; I’m not remotely interested in it/herich bin nicht im Geringsten daran/an ihr interessiert
(= distantly) situated, relatedentfernt
(= by remote control) to remotely control/detonate somethingetw fernsteuern/fernzünden
(= aloofly) saykühl, abweisend

remotely

[rɪˈməʊtlɪ] adv
a. (distantly) → lontanamente, alla lontana
remotely situated → in una posizione isolata
b. (slightly) → vagamente

remote

(rəˈmout) adjective
1. far away in time or place; far from any (other) village, town etc. a remote village in New South Wales; a farmhouse remote from civilization.
2. distantly related. a remote cousin
3. very small or slight. a remote chance of success; He hasn't the remotest idea what is going on.
reˈmotely adverb
reˈmoteness noun
remote control
the control of eg a switch or other device from a distance, by means of radio waves etc. The model plane is operated by remote control.

remotely

عن بُعْد vzdáleně fjernt entfernt μακρινά remotamente kaukaisesti au loin ni najmanje lontanamente 遠く離れて 멀리서 in het minst fjernt daleko remotamente на расстоянии avlägset ห่างไกล uzaktan yakından rất xa 丝毫
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She was the daughter of a gentleman of those isles, by a lady whose misfortune it was, if you will," said the old man, proudly, "to be descended, remotely, from that unfortunate class who are so basely enslaved to administer to the wants of a luxurious people.
He would sit quietly, with a gentle pleasure gleaming over his face, brighter now, and now a little dimmer, as the song happened to float near him, or was more remotely heard.
Neither, by their report, had his dying words acknowledged, nor even remotely implied, any -- the slightest -- connexion on his part, with the guilt for which Hester Prynne had so long worn the scarlet letter.
Huck jumped for a hiding-place, for he had no mind to be connected even remotely with the late event.
Military officers destitute of military knowledge; naval officers with no idea of a ship; civil officers without a notion of affairs; brazen ecclesiastics, of the worst world worldly, with sensual eyes, loose tongues, and looser lives; all totally unfit for their several callings, all lying horribly in pretending to belong to them, but all nearly or remotely of the order of Monseigneur, and therefore foisted on all public employments from which anything was to be got; these were to be told off by the score and the score.
Henry Spiker being solicitor to something Or to Somebody, I forget what or which, remotely connected with the Treasury.
I knew him before he gave me one of those aids, though, a moment before, I had not been conscious of remotely suspecting his identity.
Still continuing no less attached to union than enamored of liberty, they observed the danger which immediately threatened the former and more remotely the latter; and being pursuaded that ample security for both could only be found in a national government more wisely framed, they as with one voice, convened the late convention at Philadelphia, to take that important subject under consideration.
The lad was too thirsty by now to cavil at anything even remotely resembling water, so he drank his fill while Akut stood with raised head, alert for any danger.
Then, realising that he was deserted, he dodged round and made off down the lane after the chaise, with the sturdy man close behind him, and the fugitive, who had turned now, following remotely.
He used the compass for bearings as occasion served - after dark chiefly, when the camels had been fed - and by the help of his little Survey paint-box of six colour-cakes and three brushes, he achieved something not remotely unlike the city of Jeysulmir.
Any thing even remotely resembling that expression I had never seen before.

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