Remove vs Disappropriate - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between remove and disappropriate

is that remove is (label) to move something from one place to another, especially to take away while disappropriate is to remove something that has been allocated to someone; often to reassign it elsewhere.

As a noun remove

is the act of removing something.

As an adjective disappropriate is

(legal) severed from the appropriation or possession of a spiritual corporation.

remove

English

Verb

(remov)
  • (label) To move something from one place to another, especially to take away.
  • :
  • *(Bible), (w) xix.14:
  • *:Thou shalt not remove thy neighbour's landmark.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=2 citation , passage=Now that she had rested and had fed from the luncheon tray Mrs. Broome had just removed , she had reverted to her normal gaiety.  She looked cool in a grey tailored cotton dress with a terracotta scarf and shoes and her hair a black silk helmet.}}
  • # To replace a dish within a course.
  • #*{{quote-book, year=1959, author=(Georgette Heyer), title=(The Unknown Ajax), chapter=1
  • , passage=But Richmond
  • (label) To murder.
  • To dismiss a batsman.
  • (label) To discard, set aside, especially something abstract (a thought, feeling, etc.).
  • *1590 , (Edmund Spenser), (The Faerie Queene) , III.viii:
  • *:Die had she rather in tormenting griefe, / Then any should of falsenesse her reproue, / Or loosenesse, that she lightly did remoue .
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-21, author= Karen McVeigh
  • , volume=189, issue=2, page=10, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= US rules human genes can't be patented , passage=The US supreme court has ruled unanimously that natural human genes cannot be patented, a decision that scientists and civil rights campaigners said removed a major barrier to patient care and medical innovation.}}
  • To depart, leave.
  • *:
  • *:THenne the kynge dyd doo calle syre Gawayne / syre Borce / syr Lyonel and syre Bedewere / and commaunded them to goo strayte to syre Lucius / and saye ye to hym that hastely he remeue oute of my land / And yf he wil not / bydde hym make hym redy to bataylle and not distresse the poure peple
  • (label) To change one's residence; to move.
  • *(William Shakespeare)
  • *:Till Birnam wood remove to Dunsinane.
  • *1719 , (Daniel Defoe), (Robinson Crusoe)
  • *:Now my life began to be so easy that I began to say to myself that could I but have been safe from more savages, I cared not if I was never to remove from the place where I lived.
  • *1834 , (David Crockett), A Narrative of the Life of , Nebraska 1987, p.20:
  • *:Shortly after this, my father removed , and settled in the same county, about ten miles above Greenville.
  • To dismiss or discharge from office.
  • :
  • Synonyms

    * unstay

    Antonyms

    * (move something from one place to another) settle, place, add

    Derived terms

    * removable * removal * remover

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of removing something.
  • * (rfdate) (Milton)
  • This place should be at once both school and university, not needing a remove to any other house of scholarship.
  • * (rfdate) (Goldsmith)
  • And drags at each remove a lengthening chain.
  • (archaic) Removing a dish at a meal in order to replace it with the next course, a dish thus replaced, or the replacement.
  • (British) (at some public schools ) A division of the school, especially the form prior to last
  • A step or gradation (as in the phrase "at one remove")
  • * (rfdate) (Addison)
  • A freeholder is but one remove from a legislator.
  • Distance in time or space; interval.
  • * {{quote-book, year=2007, author=James D. McCallister, title=King's Highway, page=162, pageurl=http://books.google.com/books?id=DnRD6B3PPAoC&pg=PA162
  • , passage=In his unfortunate absence at this far remove of 2007, Zevon's musicianship and irascible wit are as missed as ever.}}
  • (dated) The transfer of one's home or business to another place; a move.
  • * (rfdate)
  • It is an English proverb that three removes are as bad as a fire.
  • The act of resetting a horse's shoe.
  • (Jonathan Swift)

    References

    * OED 2nd edition 1989 1000 English basic words ----

    disappropriate

    English

    Verb

    (disappropriat)
  • To remove something that has been allocated to someone; often to reassign it elsewhere.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • (legal) Severed from the appropriation or possession of a spiritual corporation.
  • * Blackstone
  • The appropriation may be severed, and the church become disappropriate , two ways.