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rĕ-mŏvĕo, mōvi, mōtum, 2 (sync. pluperf. remorant, Hor. S. 2, 1, 71; Sil. 11, 175; inf. remosse, Lucr. 3, 69; perf. remorunt, Ov. Ib. 240), v. a., to move back, draw back; to take away, set aside, withdraw, remove (freq. and class.; syn.: amolior, repono, segrego).

I. Lit.: tolle hanc patinam, remove pernam, Plaut. Mil. 3, 1, 163 sq.: pecora, Caes. B. C. 1, 48: equos, Sall. C. 59, 1: equos ex conspectu, Caes. B. G. 1, 25: dapes, Ov. M. 8, 571: mensam, id. ib. 13, 676: frena, Hor.S.2, 7, 74: tegimen, to lay aside, Ov. M. 1, 674: Aurora removerat ignes, had driven away, id. ib. 4, 81: monstra, id. ib. 5, 216: remoto atque ablegato viro, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 31, 82: remotis arbitris, id. Off. 3, 31, 112: custode remoto, Hor. A. P. 161: remoto Hannibale, Just. 31, 5, 1: quae jam infantem removerit, i. e. has weaned, Plin. 28, 7, 21, 72: naves longas ab onerariis navibus, Caes. B. G. 4, 25: cupas furcis ab opere, id. B. C. 2, 11: castra sex milia ab oppido, Liv. 9, 24: quae natura occultavit ab oculis, Cic. Off. 1, 35, 127: bracchia a latere modice, Quint. 11, 3, 159: comas a fronte ad aures, Ov. M. 5, 488: se a corpore, Lucr. 3, 895: se a vulgo, Hor. S. 2, 1, 71: parvos natos a se, id. C. 3, 5, 43: se a conspectu, Auct. B. Afr. 62: plura de medio (with auferre), Cic. Rosc. Am. 8, 23: togam inde, Quint. 11, 3, 124: oculos, Cic. Balb. 5, 11: arcanis oculos profanos, Ov. M. 7, 256: tactu viriles virgineo manus, id. ib. 13, 467: toto sumus orbe remoti, id. P. 2, 2, 123: mensae remotae, Verg. A. 1, 216; Ov. M. 13, 676: cum paulum ab legionibus nostros removissent, Caes. B. G. 5, 16: aliquem ab exercitu, Auct. B. Afr. 54: praesidia ex iis locis, quae, etc., Cic. Fam. 16, 12, 3: se in montes ex urbe, Hor. S. 2, 6, 16: ex oculis manus, Ov. M. 9, 390: ut propinquis suis ultra ducentesimum lapidem removeretur, Tac. A. 2, 50.—

II. Trop.: removete moram, Plaut. Stich. 2, 1, 37; Quint. 8, prooem. 3: sumptum removit, Cic. Rep. 2, 14, 27: hominum conscientiā remotā, id. Fin. 2, 9, 28: remotā subtilitate disputandi, id. ib. 2, 38, 98: omnia removistis, avaritiam, imperitiam, superbiam, Sall. J. 85, 45; cf.: remoto metu, id. ib. 87, 4; Tac. Agr. 15: remoto joco, jesting aside, Cic. Fam. 7, 11, 3: remoto personarum complexu, Quint. 3, 6, 57; 12, 11, 30: formam anilem, Ov. M. 6, 43: soporem, id. ib. 6, 493: obstantia fata, id. ib. 13, 373: remove istaec, no more of that (i. e. do not speak of it), Cic. ap. Suet. Caes. 49 fin.: aliquem ab studio, Ter. Hec. prol. alt. 14: aliquem ab republicā, Caes. B. C. 3, 21; Liv. 5, 11: aliquem ab hoc sermone, Cic. Lael. 9, 32: aliquem a legibus (sc. ferendis), id. Q. Fr. 2, 6, 5: aliquem a vitā (natura), Lucr. 5, 350: se a negotiis publicis, Cic. Off. 1, 20, 69: se ab omni ejusmodi negotio, id. Clu. 15, 43: se ab amicitiā alicujus, id. Lael. 21, 77; cf.: se ab aliquo, id. Att. 4, 8, b, 3: se a suspitione, id. Agr. 2, 8, 22; cf.: illam suspitionem ab sese removere, id. Verr. 2, 3, 59, 136: invidiam a se, Ov. M. 12, 626: vim procul hinc, id. Am. 1, 14, 29: (levissima) secerni arbitror oportere atque ex oratione removeri, Cic. de Or. 2, 76, 309: quartum (statum) ex generalibus, Quint. 3, 6, 67: omnes tribu remoti, Liv. 45, 15 Drak. N. cr.: ordine, Tac. A. 13, 11: quaesturā, Suet. Tib. 35: pudorem thalamis, Ov. M. 8, 157; cf.: se artibus suis, Cic. Or. 2, 5: se ministerio sceleris, Ov. M. 3, 645: aliquem tutelā, Dig. 26, 10, 4.— Absol., Dig. 26, 10, 3. —

B. To deduct, subtract: si de quincunce remota est Uncia, Hor. A. P. 327.—Hence, rĕmōtus, a, um, P. a., removed, i. e. afar off, distant, remote.

A. Lit.: silvestribus ac remotis locis, distant, retired, Caes. B. G. 7, 1; cf.: remoto loco, Cic. Fam. 7, 20, 2: terrae, Lucr. 2, 534: Gades, Hor. C. 2, 2, 10: Britanni, id. ib. 4, 14, 47: fontes, id. S. 2, 4, 94: gramen, id. C. 2, 3, 6: rupes, id. ib. 2, 19, 1: domūs pars, i. e. penetralia, Ov. M. 6, 638. —Neutr. as subst.: in remoto, far away, Sen. Q. N. 3, 26, 1: remotius antrum, Ov. F. 6, 121: sedes, remotas a Germanis, Caes. B. G. 1, 31: ab arbitris remoto loco, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 31, 80: civitas a conspectu remota, id. ib. 2, 3, 37, 85: in quibus (studiis) remoti ab oculis populi omne otiosum tempus contrivimus, id. Lael. 27, 104: ab aulā, Ov. M. 11, 764.— With abl.: civitatis oculis remotus, Suet. Tib. 42: quamvis longā regione remotus Absim, by however great a distance I am removed from you, Ov. Tr. 3, 4, 73; cf.: licet caeli regione remotus, id. M. 15, 62.—

B. Trop., removed, disconnected, separate, clear, free from, strange to any thing: quae jam diu gesta et a memoriā remota, Cic. Inv. 1, 26, 39: genus (narrationum) remotum a civilibus causis, id. ib. 1, 19, 27: natura deūm longe remota Sensibus ab nostris, Lucr. 5, 148: scientia remota ab justitiā, Cic. Off. 1, 19, 63: (defensio) remota ab utilitate rei publicae, id. Verr. 2, 3, 84, 193: a verā ratione longe remotum, Lucr. 6, 853: (fabula) non a veritate modo, sed etiam a formā veritatis remota, Quint. 2, 4, 2: naturae jura a vulgari intellegentiā remotiora, Cic. Inv. 2, 22, 67: sermo a forensi strepitu remotissimus, id. Or. 9, 32; Quint. 11, 1, 89 Spald. N. cr.: (Vestorium) hominem remotum a dialecticis, in arithmeticis satis versatum, Cic. Att. 14, 12, 3: homines maxime ab injuriis nostrorum magistratuum remoti, id. Verr. 2, 2, 66, 160: a Tib. Gracchi aequitate ac pudore longissime remotus, id. Agr. 2, 12, 31: hic a culpā est remotus, id. Mur. 35, 73: ab inani laude et sermonibus vulgi, id. Fam. 15, 4, 13: a vulgo longe lateque, Hor. S. 1, 6, 18: vitio ab omni, id. A. P. 384: ab omni minimi errati suspicione remotissimus, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 19, 40: (vilica) a vino, ab escis, a superstitionibus remotissima sit, Col. 12, 1, 3 et saep.—

2. In the philos. lang. of the Stoics, remota, a transl. of the Gr. προηγμένα, things not to be preferred; things to be rejected or postponed (opp. promota), Cic. Fin. 3, 16, 52.—Hence, adv.: rĕmōtē, at a distance, afar off, remotely (very rare).—Comp.: stellae eundem orbem tenentes aliae propius a terris, aliae remotius ab eisdem principiis eadem spatia conficiunt, Cic. N. D. 1, 31, 87.— Sup.: remotissime, Aug. Trin. 12, 5.