from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which removes: as, a remover of landmarks.
  • noun An agitator.
  • noun In law, the removal of a suit from one court to another.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who removes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Agent noun of remove; one who removes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who works for a company that moves furniture
  • noun a solvent that removes a substance (usually from a surface)


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  • The industry association is, I noticed today, the British Association of Removers; but I don't think I've ever seen this word before. (I exclude its bound use with different meaning in such forms as paint remover.)

    October 9, 2009