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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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If he struggled up from barbarism, and still more remotely from the lower Primates, his ideal should be to surpass man himself and reach Superman (see especially the Prologue).
Hesiod has nothing that remotely approaches such scenes as that between Priam and Achilles, or the pathos of Andromache's preparations for Hector's return, even as he was falling before the walls of Troy; but in matters that come within the range or ordinary experience, he rarely fails to rise to the appropriate level.
The dairy called Talbothays, for which she was bound, stood not remotely from some of the former estates of the d'Urbervilles, near the great family vaults of her granddames and their powerful husbands.
They were sounds not made by his mate, and yet they were remotely familiar.
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.
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.
I have visions of myself roaming through the forests of the Younger World; and yet it is not myself that I see but one that is only remotely a part of me, as my father and my grandfather are parts of me less remote.
I have begun to fear, remotely, that the day may never shine, when I shall see my child-wife running in the sunlight with her old friend Jip.
I am grieved beyond measure that I should be, however remotely, a cause of this horror coming on you.
He reviewed his friends' marriages-- the supposedly happy ones--and saw none that answered, even remotely, to the passionate and tender comradeship which he pictured as his permanent relation with May Welland.
Within, the young woman lay upon a filthy sleeping mat, resigned, through utter hopelessness to whatever fate lay in store for her until the opportunity arrived which would permit her to free herself by the only means which now seemed even remotely possible--the hitherto detested act of self-destruction.
And if any discourse tended, however remotely, to raise the idea of love, an involuntary sigh seldom failed to steal from his bosom.

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