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Question for the day: Why does remove mean "to take away", instead… - cellophane
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Question for the day:
Why does remove mean "to take away", instead of "to move again"?
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guingel From: guingel Date: December 19th, 2001 03:07 pm (UTC) (Link)
because. . . taking something away is moving again? often, at least.
From: (Anonymous) Date: December 19th, 2001 03:20 pm (UTC) (Link)
Actualy remove has multiple meanings, here are two which deal with changes in location

transitive senses
1 a : to change the location, position, station, or residence of

intransitive senses
1 : to change location, station, or residence
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