- remote [adj1] out-of-the-way; in the distance alien, back, backwoods, beyond, boondocks*, devious, distant, far, faraway, far-flung, far-off, foreign, frontier, godforsaken*, god-knowswhere*, in a backwater*, inaccessible, isolated, lonely, lonesome, middle of nowhere*, obscure, off-lying, off the beaten path*, outlandish, outlying, private, removed, retired, secluded, secret, undiscovered, unknown, unsettled, wild; concept 583 —Ant. close, convenient, near, nearby remote [adj2] irrelevant, unrelated abstracted, alien, alone, apart, detached, exclusive, extraneous, extrinsic, farfetched, foreign, immaterial, inappropriate, indirect, nongermane, obscure, outside, pointless, removed, strange, unconnected; concepts 564,575 —Ant. close, related, relevant remote [adj3] unlikely, improbable doubtful, dubious, faint, implausible, inconsiderable, meager, negligible, off, outside, poor, slender, slight, slim, small; concept 552 —Ant. close, likely, possible, probable remote [adj4] cold, detached; unapproachable abstracted, aloof, casual, cool*, disinterested, distant, faraway, icy, incurious, indifferent, introspective, introverted, laid-back*, offish, putting on airs, removed, reserved, standoffish, stuck up, uncommunicative, unconcerned, uninterested, uninvolved, uppity, withdrawn; concepts 401,404 —Ant. approachable, friendly, gentle, warm
New thesaurus. 2014.