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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. David Letterman:

    But Letterman’s view of The Donald has since shifted dramatically. I can remember David Letterman doing an impression, behind a podium, of a reporter for The New York Times who has a congenital disorder. And then I thought, if this was somebody else — if this was a member of your family or a next-door neighbor, a guy at work — you would immediately distance yourself from that person. And that’s what I thought would happen.

  2. Alyse Maksimoski:

    It’s used by Muslim women so they can remove their hijabs. It’s used by sexual assault survivors so they can distance themselves from their attacker, it’s used by a vast majority on the campus as a safe space from predation and harassment.

  3. Nellie Biles:

    We could social distance and not see each other. That’s how huge their complex is, their venues are, it’s hard for me to understand that they cannot make accommodations. Of course, that’s just me being selfish. This will be one gymnastics event that I will never forget because I will not be present.

  4. Asbel Kiprop:

    I have worked so hard to build a career since 2003 when I was 13 years old. The achievements I made are crumbling before my own eyes, for a crime that I have not committed, in the court of public opinion, as an advocate of clean sports, I know I am very innocent. I am accused of something that I have never committed. Athletics runs deep in Kiprop's family. His father David Kebenei represented Kenya at the 1987 All Africa Games in Nairobi, where he finished fourth in the 1,500 meters. Kebenei ran in the golden era of British middle-distance running, competing against current IAAF President Sebastian Coe in the early 1980s. Kiprop's brother Victor Kebenei is an upcoming 800 meters runner.

  5. Tiger Woods:

    I didn't hit any good shots and didn't make any putts. Other than that it added up to a round that broke 80, the driver felt fine but I just didn't feel sharp with anything else. My iron game, which is usually the strongest part of my game, was off ... my distance control was off.

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