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Synonyms for distance
ˈdɪs təns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distance(noun)

    the property created by the space between two objects or points

    Synonyms:
    space, aloofness, length

  2. distance(noun)

    a distant region

    "I could see it in the distance"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    space, duration, aloofness, length

  4. distance, aloofness(noun)

    indifference by personal withdrawal

    "emotional distance"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    space, aloofness, length

  7. distance(verb)

    keep at a distance

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

    Synonyms:
    outdistance, outstrip

  8. outdistance, outstrip, distance(verb)

    go far ahead of

    "He outdistanced the other runners"

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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. distance

    Synonyms:
    difference, error, remoteness, unlikeness, variation

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. distance

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. distance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    remoteness, space, interval

  2. distance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    reserve, coldness, shyness, distant behavior

  3. distance(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    outdo, surpass, excel, outstrip, leave behind

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. distance(n)

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

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

  2. distance(v)

    Synonyms:
    outstrip, outdo, surpass

How to pronounce distance?

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How to say distance in sign language?

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How to use distance in a sentence?

  1. John Kerry:

    There is still a distance to travel.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The longest distance in the universe is not between the stars, but between the religion and the truth!

  3. Howard Hendricks:

    You can impress people from a distance but you can impact them only up close.""The more sensitive you become toward sin, the more aware you'll be for the need of godliness and holiness.""The measure of you as a leader is not what you do, but what others do because of what you do.""You teach what you know but you reproduce what you are.""People tell me they want to make the Bible relevant. The Bible's already relevant. You're the one that's irrelevant!

  4. Adam Sandler:

    I think the distance between those two things was good. It let me look at it differently and allowed it to be funny. I think if had happened before, The Wedding Singer would have been one seriously depressing movie.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    There is no moonlight in the Moon. It is same for the fame! Celebrity shines only from the distance!


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