Relatively remote from some central location.
‘The more outlying villages were never visited by their member of parliament.’;
At a distance; disconnected.
‘A remote operator may control the vehicle with a wireless handset.’;
Located outside of some boundary or limit.
‘When the map was redrawn after the war, our cousin found herself living in outlying territory.’;
Distant or otherwise inaccessible.
‘After his fall from the emperor's favor, the general was posted to a remote outpost.’;
A region relatively remote from a central location.
(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.’;
Lying or being at a distance from the central part, or the main body; being on, or beyond, the frontier; exterior; remote; detached.
‘After her mother's death, my friend grew remote for a time while she dealt with her grief.’;
relatively far from a center or middle;
(broadcasting) An element of broadcast programming originating away from the station's or show's control room.
(computing) To connect to a computer from a remote location.
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.’;
Hence, removed; not agreeing, according, or being related; - in various figurative uses.
Separated by intervals greater than usual.
a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance;
‘he lost the remote for his TV’;
far distant in space;
‘distant lands’; ‘remote stars’; ‘a remote outpost of civilization’; ‘a hideaway far removed from towns and cities’;
‘an outside chance’; ‘a remote possibility’; ‘a remote contingency’;
far distant in time;
‘distant events’; ‘the remote past or future’; ‘a civilization ten centuries removed from modern times’;
inaccessible and sparsely populated
far apart in nature;
‘considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics’;