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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 ?
The Just Judge at once issued an injunction, and making an order for their removal to his own house, ate them himself.
Vanstone's address after the removal of the 4th of September; and if you can do nothing on your side, it may be desirable to have the lawyer watched on ours.
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.
To your Mother I should have returned with Pleasure, should have been happy to have introduced to her, my charming Sophia and should with Chearfullness have passed the remainder of my Life in their dear Society in the Vale of Uske, had not one obstacle to the execution of so agreable a scheme, intervened; which was the Marriage and Removal of your Mother to a distant part of Ireland.
But I cannot forget the length of her visit to the Mainwarings, and when I reflect on the different mode of life which she led with them from that to which she must now submit, I can only suppose that the wish of establishing her reputation by following though late the path of propriety, occasioned her removal from a family where she must in reality have been particularly happy.
Judgment in cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law.
I cannot say how long my passion for Ossian lasted, but not long, I fancy, for I cannot find any trace of it in the time following our removal from Ashtabula to the county seat at Jefferson.
Removal of the casket from its box was less easy, but it was taken out, for it was a perquisite of Jess, who carefully unscrewed the cover and laid it aside, exposing the body in black trousers and white shirt.
And I think you will agree with me, in considering the removal from that corps as highly advisable, both on his account and my niece's.
Among all the events of the old French War, Grandfather thought that there was none more interesting than the removal of the inhabitants of Acadia.
That accursed removal of the deposits, and that tiger, Jackson, have done it all.
The time now approached for Lady Russell's return: the day was even fixed; and Anne, being engaged to join her as soon as she was resettled, was looking forward to an early removal to Kellynch, and beginning to think how her own comfort was likely to be affected by it.