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Synonyms for distance
ˈdɪs tənsdis·tance

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. distance

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. distancenoun

    the property created by the space between two objects or points

    space, aloofness, length

  2. distancenoun

    a distant region

    "I could see it in the distance"

    space, aloofness, length

  3. distance, lengthnoun

    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, aloofnessnoun

    indifference by personal withdrawal

    "emotional distance"

    standoffishness, space, remoteness, withdrawnness, aloofness, length

  5. distance, spacenoun

    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. distanceverb

    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. distanceverb

    keep at a distance

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

    outdistance, outstrip

  8. outdistance, outstrip, distanceverb

    go far ahead of

    "He outdistanced the other runners"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. distancenoun

    remoteness, space, interval

  2. distancenoun

    reserve, coldness, shyness, distant behavior

  3. distanceverb

    outdo, surpass, excel, outstrip, leave behind

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. distancenoun

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

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

  2. distanceverb

    outstrip, outdo, surpass

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  1. Robert Southey:

    No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.

  2. Brooks Koepka:

    I'm not disappointed. I feel very, very close. I'm just fine with where my game is. It will be good for Korea, i'm pleased the things I've been working on, wedges, distance control, spin control were spot-on this week so I'm very pleased with it.

  3. Purvi Raniga:

    Long distance running makes me feel euphoric! The ups and downs of running path reminds me that I am strong enough to overcome the hurdles of my life. The self discovery happens on this running path.

  4. Kristi Noem:

    I can encourage people not to go, i dont think its a good idea for them to attend.I still recommend that we follow the plans that I have laid out for South Dakota where we dont gather in sizes of over 10 and that folks continue to social distance if theyre not feeling well to stay home and to wash their hands.

  5. Juma Mpima:

    Many people come, from a distance...[to] get fish and also sell [fish].

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