If you remove something from a place, you take it away.
As soon as the cake is done, remove it from the oven...
At least three bullets were removed from his wounds...
If you remove clothing, you take it off.
He removed his jacket.
If you remove a stain from something, you make the stain disappear by treating it with a chemical or by washing it.
This treatment removes the most stubborn stains...
Try using lemon juice to remove tobacco stains from your fingers.
If people remove someone from power or from something such as a committee, they stop them being in power or being a member of the committee.
The student senate voted to remove Fuller from office...
The president could only be removed from power once free elections were organised...
If you remove an obstacle, a restriction, or a problem, you get rid of it.
The agreement removes the last serious obstacle to the signing of the arms treaty...
Most of her fears had been removed.
If you do or experience something at one remove, you do not do it or experience it yourself, but someone else does it or experiences it instead of you.
She enjoyed his company and the excitement of feeling herself linked at one remove to London society...
She can know the world only at several removes.