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Antonyms for distance
ˈdɪs təns

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term distance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. distance(noun)

    the property created by the space between two objects or points

    space, aloofness, length

  2. distance(noun)

    a distant region

    "I could see it in the distance"

    space, aloofness, length

  3. distance, length(noun)

    size of the gap between two places

    "the distance from New York to Chicago"; "he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points"

    space, duration, aloofness, length

  4. distance, aloofness(noun)

    indifference by personal withdrawal

    "emotional distance"

    standoffishness, space, remoteness, withdrawnness, aloofness, length

  5. distance, space(noun)

    the interval between two times

    "the distance from birth to death"; "it all happened in the space of 10 minutes"

    outer space, aloofness, quad, infinite, blank space, length, space, blank, place

  6. distance(verb)

    a remote point in time

    "if that happens it will be at some distance in the future"; "at a distance of ten years he had forgotten many of the details"

    space, aloofness, length

  7. distance(verb)

    keep at a distance

    "we have to distance ourselves from these events in order to continue living"

    outdistance, outstrip

  8. outdistance, outstrip, distance(verb)

    go far ahead of

    "He outdistanced the other runners"

    outstrip, surpass, outperform, outmatch, surmount, outdo, outgo, exceed, outdistance

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. distance

    approach, approximation, contiguity, likeness, nearness, neighborhood, propinquity, resemblance, similarity

    difference, error, remoteness, unlikeness, variation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. distance

    proximity, nearness, adjacency, contiguity, neighborhood, propinquity, contact, presence

    interval, removal, separation, interspace, remoteness, absence, space, length

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. distance(n)

    interval, intervening space, remoteness, reserve, aloofness, ceremoniousness, unfriendliness, alienation

    Associated words:
    longimetry, longitude, latitude, odometer, odograph, perambulator

  2. distance(v)

    outstrip, outdo, surpass

Editors Contribution

  1. tinct

    a group of people meet another people to be closer and positively.

    Submitted by elbertbud on June 20, 2020  

How to use distance in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    When the way looks infinitely long, if you are sure that it is the right way, ignore the distance and start walking!

  2. Madame Chiang:

    Of all the inventions that have helped to unify China perhaps the airplane is the most outstanding. Its ability to annihilate distance has been in direct proportion to its achievements in assisting to annihilate suspicion and misunderstanding among provincial officials far removed from one another or from the officials at the seat of government.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    You are reading me; over the boundary of time and distance, I am touching you, not with my hands but with my love.

  4. Grace Desimone:

    How many squats can you do in a minute? How fast can you run a mile? Very popular is training against others for time or distance in a group setting.

  5. Mario Crippen:

    Some of the people that do the new-hire training are afraid to do it, there are so many people at one given time and there's no way to social distance in one room.

How to pronounce distance?

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How to say distance in sign language?

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