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Synonyms for distance
ˈdɪs tənsdis·tance

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English Synonyms and Antonyms4.3 / 3 votes

  1. distance

    difference, error, remoteness, unlikeness, variation

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 2 votes

  1. distance

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

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

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. distancenoun

    remoteness, space, interval

  2. distancenoun

    reserve, coldness, shyness, distant behavior

  3. distanceverb

    outdo, surpass, excel, outstrip, leave behind

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  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. Morris Chang:

    The distance between us will be about the same in 5-10 years. If I wanted to brag, I'd say the distance will be longer.

  2. Benjamin Wilks:

    The BolderBoulder, for us, was a great way to showcase the service we provide, not necessarily to say it’s our target market, a 10K isn’t the distance where you’d need our service. Treatments are ideal for marathon runners, Ironman triathletes, long distance cycling, running or adventure races.

  3. Hal Borland:

    There are no limits to either time or distance, except as man himself may make them. I have but to touch the wind to know these things.

  4. Deena Kastor:

    At least from the middle distance and distance side of things, Americans have done very well at getting on the podium at the world championships and the Olympics Games.

  5. Carwyn Sharp:

    A 10K isn’t the distance where you’d need our service. Treatments are ideal for marathon runners, Ironman triathletes, long distance cycling, running or adventure races.

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    • B. minimize
    • C. belittle
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