remove-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: take something or someone away from somewhere

The actress removed her stage makeup after the performance.
John removed the candy wrapper and popped the chocolate into his mouth.
I've tried removing these rust spots with several different cleaners.
The men removed their hats when entering the church.
Remove that grin from your face at once!
They removed the children from harm's way.
They decided to remove their son from the school.
Hearing your opinion has removed my doubts.
The bombings have removed any hope for a quick peace settlement.
The troops were removed from the Pacific theater and sent to the European one.
We removed ourselves to the library for brandy and cigars.
The position is vacant since the lieutenant governor was removed from office.
The company's shareholders have voted to remove the executive board.
Several opposition groups are fighting to remove the president from power.

VerbNet: banish-10.2,remove-10.1,fire-10.10
FrameNet: Removing,Undressing
PropBank: remove.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8

Sense Number 2: murder

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] REMOVE NP2[patient]
NOTE: a metaphoric extension of sense 1

The mob wants to remove that informant.
We had him removed for talking.
The hit man will remove someone for a price.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: remove.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 7