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re·mov·al

 (rĭ-mo͞o′vəl)
n.
1.
a. The act of removing.
b. The fact of being removed.
2. Relocation, as of a residence or business.
3. Dismissal, as from office.

removal

(rɪˈmuːvəl)
n
1. the act of removing or state of being removed
2.
a. a change of residence
b. (as modifier): a removal company.
3. dismissal from office
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) South African the forced displacement of a community for political or social reasons

re•mov•al

(rɪˈmu vəl)

n.
1. the act of removing.
2. change of residence, position, etc.
3. dismissal, as from an office.
[1590–1600]

removal

  • beheadment - The removal of an initial letter of a word to form a new word (e.g. blather becomes lather).
  • curtailment - The removal of the last letter of a word to leave another word (e.g. goon becomes goo).
  • detail - Comes from French de-, "removal," and tailler, "cut in pieces," and means "to relate or describe minutely."
  • water softening - The removal of calcium and magnesium ions from water, or their replacement with sodium, either by chemical reaction or by ion exchange.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.removal - the act of removingremoval - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
separation - the act of dividing or disconnecting
cutting off, abscission - the act of cutting something off
abstraction - the act of withdrawing or removing something
extraction - the action of taking out something (especially using effort or force); "the dentist gave her a local anesthetic prior to the extraction"
autotomy - spontaneous removal or casting off of a body part (as the tail of a lizard or claw of a lobster) especially when the organism is injured or under attack
decontamination - the removal of contaminants
deletion - the act of deleting something written or printed
baring, denudation, husking, stripping, uncovering - the removal of covering
dermabrasion - removal of scars or tattoos by anesthetizing the skin surface and then sanding or scraping off some of the outer skin layer
dislodgement, dislodgment - forced removal from a position of advantage
elimination, riddance - the act of removing or getting rid of something
elimination - the act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by combining equations
emptying, evacuation, voidance - the act of removing the contents of something
rinsing, rinse - the removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing
disembowelment, evisceration - the act of removing the bowels or viscera; the act of cutting so as to cause the viscera to protrude
skimming - the act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid
withdrawal - the act of taking out money or other capital
withdrawal - the act of withdrawing blood, tumors, etc.; "the nurse was expert at the withdrawal of blood"
2.removal - dismissal from office
dismission, sacking, liberation, firing, dismissal, release, discharge, sack - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
purge - an abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place; "he died in a purge by Stalin"

removal

noun
1. extraction, stripping, withdrawal, purging, abstraction, uprooting, displacement, eradication, erasure, subtraction, dislodgment, expunction, taking away or off or out the removal of a small lump
2. dismissal, expulsion, elimination, ejection, dispossession His removal from power was illegal.
3. move, transfer, departure, relocation, flitting (Scot. & Northern English dialect) Home removals are best done in cool weather.

removal

noun
1. The act or process of moving from one place to another:
2. The act or process of eliminating:
Translations
إزَالَةنَقْل، عَزْل، إبْعاد
odstraněnísesazenístěhování
afsættelsefjernelseflytningflytte-
muutto
odstranjivanje
elszállítás
flutningur; brottrekstur
移動
제거
sťahovací
odstranitevpreselitev
flyttning
การเคลื่อนย้าย
taşımaçıkarılmaçıkarma
sự di dời

removal

[rɪˈmuːvəl]
A. N (= transfer) → traslado m; [of word etc] → supresión f (esp Brit) (to new house) → mudanza f (fig) (= murder) → eliminación f
his removal to a new postsu traslado a un nuevo puesto
the removal of this threatla eliminación de esta amenaza
B. CPD removal allowance N (Brit) → subvención f de mudanza
removal expenses NPL (Brit) → gastos mpl de traslado de efectos personales
removal man Nmozo m de mudanzas
removal van N (Brit) → camión m de mudanzas

removal

[rɪˈmuːvəl] n
(= taking away, getting rid) [object] → enlèvement m; [problem, restriction, threat] → suppression f
the removal of trade restrictions → la suppression des restrictions commerciales
the removal of debris from the premises → l'enlèvement des gravats des locaux
the removal of a child from its family → l'éloignement d'un enfant de son environnement familial
hair removal → épilation f
stain removal → détachage m
[organ, tumour] → ablation f
removal of the spleen → ablation de la rate, splénectomie
surgical removal of a tumour → l'ablation chirurgicale d'une tumeur
(British) (= move) (from house)déménagement m
house removals (= trade) → déménagement m
(= dismissal) (from office)destitution f
removal from sth
They called for her removal from office → Ils ont appelé à sa destitution.
Parliament decided that his removal from power was illegal → Le parlement a décidé que sa destitution était illégale.removal expenses npl (British)frais mpl de déménagementremoval man n [removal men] (pl) (British)déménageur mremoval van n (British)camion m de déménagement

removal

n
(= taking off, taking away etc)Entfernung f; (of cover, lid, attachments)Abnahme f, → Entfernung f; (of splint, bandage, tie)Abnahme f; (of clothes)Ausziehen nt; (of stain)Entfernung f, → Beseitigung f; (of buttons, trimmings)Abtrennung f; (of troops)Abzug m; his removal to hospitalseine Einlieferung ins Krankenhaus
(= taking out, from container) → Herausnehmen nt; (Med: of lung, kidney) → Entfernung f; (of paragraph, word, item on list)Streichen nt; (Tech) → Ausbau m
(= eradication, of threat, abuse, evil, difficulty, problem) → Beseitigung f; (of tax, restrictions)Aufhebung f; (of objection, obstacle)Ausräumung f; (of doubt, suspicion, fear)Zerstreuung f; (euph: = killing) → Beseitigung f
(form) (= dismissal: of official) → Entfernung f
(Brit: = move from house) → Umzug m; our removal to this house/to Yorkunser Umzug in dieses Haus/nach York; “Brown & Son, removals”Spedition Brown & Sohn“, „Brown & Sohn, Umzüge“

removal

(Brit):
removal allowance
nUmzugsbeihilfe f
removal expenses
plUmzugskosten pl
removal firm
nSpedition f
removal man
nMöbelpacker m
removal van
nMöbelwagen m

removal

[rɪˈmuːvl] n
a. (of person) → allontanamento; (from post) → rimozione f, destituzione f; (of problem) → allontanamento; (of doubt, fear, obstacle, stain) → eliminazione f (Med) → asportazione f
b. (move from house) → trasloco

remove

(rəˈmuːv) verb
1. to take away. Will someone please remove all this rubbish!; He removed all the evidence of his crimes; I can't remove this stain from my shirt; He has been removed from the post of minister of education.
2. to take off (a piece of clothing). Please remove your hat.
3. to move to a new house etc. He has removed to London.
reˈmovable adjective
reˈmoval noun
the act of removing or the state of being removed, especially the moving of furniture etc to a new home. After his removal from power, the dictator was sent into exile; Our removal is to take place on Monday; (also adjective) a removal van.
reˈmover noun
a person or thing that removes. a stain remover; a firm of furniture removers.

removal

إزَالَة odstranění fjernelse Beseitigung αφαίρεση extracción, traslado muutto retrait odstranjivanje trasloco 移動 제거 verwijdering fjerning przeprowadzka remoção перемещение flyttning การเคลื่อนย้าย taşıma sự di dời 移开

removal

n. extirpación, remoción.

removal

n extracción f, eliminación f, remoción f, (sonda, catéter, etc.) retirada, retiro (Amer); tattoo — eliminación or remoción de tatuajes
References in classic literature ?
But the girl seldom failed to propose a removal to the garden, where Uncle Venner and the daguerreotypist had made such repairs on the roof of the ruinous arbor, or summer-house, that it was now a sufficient shelter from sunshine and casual showers.
The careless security of his life in the Custom-House, on a regular income, and with but slight and infrequent apprehensions of removal, had no doubt contributed to make time pass lightly over him.
On the removal of the tea things I had blown out the candles and drawn my chair closer: I was conscious of a mortal coldness and felt as if I should never again be warm.
Not one of them had the power of removal, or of effecting any material change of society.
She gave her an answer which marked her contempt, and instantly left the room, resolving that, whatever might be the inconvenience or expense of so sudden a removal, her beloved Elinor should not be exposed another week to such insinuations.
If that creature knew how bitter, he'd be ashamed to cloud its removal with idle petulance.
Her false eyebrows required time for their removal, and a headache assumed for the occasion suggested the most convenient pretext she could devise for hiding them as they were hidden now.
Stryver, massing his papers before him, whispered with those who sat near, and from time to time glanced anxiously at the jury; while all the spectators moved more or less, and grouped themselves anew; while even my Lord himself arose from his seat, and slowly paced up and down his platform, not unattended by a suspicion in the minds of the audience that his state was feverish; this one man sat leaning back, with his torn gown half off him, his untidy wig put on just as it had happened to fight on his head after its removal, his hands in his pockets, and his eyes on the ceiling as they had been all day.
Copperfield,' said the poor lady, giving me her hand, 'but I am not strong; and the removal of the late misunderstanding between Mr.
Amid the bustle, Gurth was taken from horseback, in the course of which removal he prevailed upon the Jester to slack the cord with which his arms were bound.
Most of the soil had been washed away or buried in drift after the removal of the trees; only where the streamlet ran down from the kettle a thick bed of moss and some ferns and little creeping bushes were still green among the sand.
Raoul and the Persian, themselves unobserved, watched the removal of the three bodies by a number of scene-shifters, who were followed by the commissary and all the people with him.