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To remove something - thesaurus

Synonyms

remove

verb

to take something or someone away from a place

sweep away

to destroy or to completely remove something

take off

to remove something, especially a piece of clothing

clear

verb

to remove people or things from a place where they are not wanted

weed out

to remove a person or thing that is not suitable or good enough, especially from a group or collection

dislodge

verb

to force something out of its position or out of the position where it is fixed

flush out

to remove something by pouring a lot of water through the place where it is

get out

to remove something that is inside or mixed with something else

take

verb

to remove something

extract

verb

formal to remove something from a particular place

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abstract

verb

formal to remove something from somewhere

break off

if you break a piece off something, you remove it from the main part

brush

verb

to remove something by moving your hands quickly over a surface

clear

verb

to remove something that is blocking a place such as a road or passage

de-ice

verb

to remove the ice from something such as a plane or the windscreen of a car

displace

verb

to force something out of its position or space

expel

verb

formal to force something out of a container or someone’s body

expunge

verb

very formal to remove something completely, especially from a written record

filter

verb

to pass something through a filter to remove particular things contained in it

filter out

to remove something that is not wanted using a filter

filter out

to remove things from a group

peel

verb

to remove something from the surface of something else, especially by taking one end or side and pulling it up

roll back

to remove something, or to reduce the influence of something

sift out

to remove one part of something

skim

verb

to remove a substance that is floating on the surface of a liquid

spirit

verb

to take someone or something away suddenly but without being noticed

steam off

to remove something from a surface using steam

strip

verb

to remove everything useful from a room or a vehicle

subtract

verb

to take away a small part of something

take out

to remove something from a pocket, bag etc

unblock

verb

to remove something that is blocking a pipe, tube etc

whip

verb

to remove something or take something from somewhere very fast

winkle out

to try to make someone or something leave a place

withdraw

verb

formal to take something out of something else

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