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Outlying vs. Remote — What's the Difference?

Outlying vs. Remote — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Outlying and Remote

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Outlying

Relatively distant or remote from a center or middle
Outlying regions.
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Remote

Located far away; distant in space.
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Outlying

Relatively remote from some central location.
The more outlying villages were never visited by their member of parliament.
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Remote

Hidden away; secluded
A remote hamlet.
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Outlying

Located outside of some boundary or limit.
When the map was redrawn after the war, our cousin found herself living in outlying territory.
Nov 22, 2022
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Remote

Distant in time
The remote past.
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Outlying

A region relatively remote from a central location.
Nov 22, 2022

Remote

Faint; slight
A remote possibility.
Had not the remotest interest.
Nov 22, 2022

Outlying

Lying or being at a distance from the central part, or the main body; being on, or beyond, the frontier; exterior; remote; detached.
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Remote

Far removed in connection or relevance
A cause remote from everyday concerns.
Nov 22, 2022

Outlying

Relatively far from a center or middle;
Outlying settlements
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Remote

Distantly related by blood or marriage
A remote cousin.
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Remote

Distant in manner; aloof.
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Remote

Operating or controlled from a distance
Remote sensors.
Nov 22, 2022

Remote

(Computers) Located at a distance from another computer that is accessible by cables or other communications links
A remote terminal.
Nov 22, 2022

Remote

A radio or television broadcast originating from a point outside a studio.
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Remote

A remote control device.
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Remote

At a distance; disconnected.
A remote operator may control the vehicle with a wireless handset.
Remote workers
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Remote

Distant or otherwise inaccessible.
After his fall from the emperor's favor, the general was posted to a remote outpost.
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Remote

(especially with respect to likelihood) Slight.
There was only a remote possibility that we would be rescued as we were far outside of the regular shipping lanes.
They have a very remote chance of winning.
You have a remote resemblance to my grandmother.
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Remote

Emotionally detached.
After her mother's death, my friend grew remote for a time while she dealt with her grief.
Nov 22, 2022

Remote

Ellipsis of remote control
I hate it when my uncle comes over to visit; he always sits in the best chair and hogs the remote.
Nov 22, 2022

Remote

(broadcasting) An element of broadcast programming originating away from the station's or show's control room.
Nov 22, 2022

Remote

(computing) To connect to a computer from a remote location.
Nov 22, 2022

Remote

Removed to a distance; not near; far away; distant; - said in respect to time or to place; as, remote ages; remote lands.
Places remote enough are in Bohemia.
Remote from men, with God he passed his days.
Nov 22, 2022

Remote

Hence, removed; not agreeing, according, or being related; - in various figurative uses.
Nov 22, 2022

Remote

Separated by intervals greater than usual.
Nov 22, 2022

Remote

A device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance;
He lost the remote for his TV
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Remote

Far distant in space;
Distant lands
Remote stars
A remote outpost of civilization
A hideaway far removed from towns and cities
Nov 22, 2022

Remote

Very unlikely;
An outside chance
A remote possibility
A remote contingency
Nov 22, 2022

Remote

Far distant in time;
Distant events
The remote past or future
A civilization ten centuries removed from modern times
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Remote

Inaccessible and sparsely populated
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Remote

Far apart in nature;
Considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics
Nov 22, 2022

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