Synonyms for (noun) remote

Synonyms: remote, remote control

Definition: a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance

Usage: he lost the remote for his TV

Similar words: device

Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms for (adjective) remote

Synonyms: remote, outback

Definition: inaccessible and sparsely populated;

Similar words: inaccessible, unaccessible

Definition: capable of being reached only with great difficulty or not at all


Synonyms: distant, remote

Definition: located far away spatially

Usage: distant lands; remote stars

Similar words: far

Definition: located at a great distance in time or space or degree

Usage: we come from a far country; far corners of the earth; the far future; a far journey; the far side of the road; far from the truth; far in the future


Synonyms: remote, removed, distant

Definition: separate or apart in time

Usage: distant events; the remote past or future

Similar words: far

Definition: located at a great distance in time or space or degree

Usage: we come from a far country; far corners of the earth; the far future; a far journey; the far side of the road; far from the truth; far in the future


Synonyms: distant, remote

Definition: far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship

Usage: a distant cousin; a remote relative; a distant likeness; considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics

Similar words: faraway

Definition: far removed mentally

Usage: a faraway (or distant) look in her eyes


Similar words: loosely knit

Definition: having only distant social or legal ties

Usage: a loosely knit group


Similar words: removed

Definition: separated in relationship by a given degree of descent

Usage: a cousin once removed


Similar words: ulterior

Definition: beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote

Usage: a suggestion ulterior to the present discussion; without...any purpose, immediate or ulterior- G.B.Shaw


Synonyms: remote, outside

Definition: very unlikely

Usage: an outside chance; a remote possibility; a remote contingency

Similar words: unlikely

Definition: has little chance of being the case or coming about

Usage: an unlikely story; an unlikely candidate for reelection; a butcher is unlikely to preach vegetarianism