Close and Remote


Close adjective - Not being distant in time, space, or significance.
Usage example: these words are close synonyms

Remote is an antonym for close in topics: near, imminent, far.

Nearby Words: closed, closeness, closing, closely, closure


Remote adjective - Not close in time or space.
Usage example: a permanent base on Mars is likely to happen only in the remote future

Close is an antonym for remote in topics: distant, cold, irrelevant, out-of-the-way, unlikely.

Nearby Words: remoteness, remotely

Both words in one sentence

  • She's smart enough to know when she's probably going to get killed (and with her skills, the possibility of coming even close to killing her almost never happens) and uses a remote body instead.
  • The developers has even acknowledged this use by releasing a quest that unlocks additional mailboxes close to several remote hunting grounds.
  • Magic A Is Magic A Some, like supernatural analytical abilities and remote control of electronic devices, are very *close* so that the person possessing one can be routinely assumed to posess another.
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Remote or Close. 2016. Accessed November 28, 2022.
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