remover

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English

Etymology

remove +‎ -er

Pronunciation

Noun

remover (plural removers)

  1. Agent noun of remove; one who, or that which, removes.
    We had to take my little brother to the hospital when he swallowed some of my sister's nail-polish remover.
  2. (obsolete) An agitator.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)

Derived terms


Old French

Verb

remover

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of removoir

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese remover, from Latin removēre, present active infinitive of removeō (I remove).

Pronunciation

Verb

remover (first-person singular present indicative removo, past participle removido)

  1. to remove

Conjugation


Spanish

Etymology

From Latin removeō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /remoˈbeɾ/, [remoˈβeɾ]

Verb

remover (first-person singular present remuevo, first-person singular preterite removí, past participle removido)

  1. to stir (a liquid)
  2. to remove, to take away, to move
    Synonym: quitar
  3. to dismiss
  4. to disturb, to upset

Conjugation

  • Rule: o becomes a ue in stressed syllables.

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