separated in space or coming from or going to a distance
"distant villages"; "the sound of distant traffic"; "a distant sound"; "a distant telephone call"
ambient, good, unreserved, buddy-buddy, intimate, proximate, enveloping(a), close at hand(p), cozy, close, close-set(a), close together(p), hand-to-hand, at hand(p), immediate, confidential, chummy, nestled, close set(p), side by side(p), contiguous, closely knit, next, near, scalelike, approximate, thick(p), imminent, walking(a), dear, nigh, adpressed, close-hauled, close-knit, walk-to(a), surrounding(a), adjacent, familiar, snuggled, circumferent, appressed, encompassing(a), juxtaposed, impending, impendent, boon
far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
"a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"
adjacent, unreserved, thick(p), close, near, close-set(a), walk-to(a), immediate, close-knit, proximate, circumferent, appressed, next, boon, enveloping(a), dear, contiguous, familiar, juxtaposed, hand-to-hand, chummy, snuggled, nigh, impending, surrounding(a), confidential, close-hauled, cozy, at hand(p), scalelike, approximate, close set(p), close at hand(p), imminent, walking(a), adpressed, intimate, good, buddy-buddy, side by side(p), close together(p), impendent, ambient, closely knit, nestled, encompassing(a)
aloof, distant, upstage(adj)
remote in manner
"stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"
adjacent, proximate, juxtaposed, encompassing(a), close-knit, appressed, surrounding(a), close, scalelike, near, walking(a), snuggled, close-set(a), impendent, closely knit, familiar, side by side(p), dear, at hand(p), intimate, close at hand(p), close-hauled, close together(p), good, imminent, buddy-buddy, close set(p), impending, cozy, nigh, next, chummy, enveloping(a), approximate, confidential, nestled, boon, ambient, contiguous, hand-to-hand, thick(p), circumferent, immediate, walk-to(a), unreserved, adpressed
distant, remote, removed(adj)
separate or apart in time
"distant events"; "the remote past or future"
walk-to(a), at hand(p), close-set(a), snuggled, confidential, walking(a), chummy, close at hand(p), proximate, near, boon, contiguous, immediate, nestled, close, appressed, adjacent, enveloping(a), nigh, circumferent, impending, buddy-buddy, close set(p), unreserved, intimate, imminent, cozy, ambient, good, closely knit, thick(p), close-hauled, approximate, surrounding(a), juxtaposed, dear, familiar, scalelike, close-knit, impendent, side by side(p), encompassing(a), adpressed, hand-to-hand, next, close together(p)
located far away spatially
"distant lands"; "remote stars"
boon, scalelike, intimate, ambient, near, nigh, approximate, close, walking(a), cozy, close together(p), proximate, imminent, side by side(p), impendent, contiguous, close set(p), thick(p), closely knit, surrounding(a), encompassing(a), confidential, walk-to(a), appressed, circumferent, at hand(p), adjacent, close-knit, unreserved, close-set(a), chummy, hand-to-hand, immediate, juxtaposed, familiar, snuggled, close at hand(p), nestled, next, buddy-buddy, adpressed, impending, close-hauled, enveloping(a), good, dear
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Foreign refers to difference of birth, alien to difference of allegiance. In their figurative use, that is foreign which is remote, unlike, or unconnected; that is alien which is conflicting, hostile, or opposed. Impertinent and irrelevant matters can not claim consideration in a certain connection; inappropriate matters could not properly be considered. Compare ALIEN, n.; CONTRAST, v.
Such a purpose was alien to (or from) my thought: to preferable.
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How to use distant in a sentence?
***(C)(P) SAD TO SAY:- IF AMERICA CONTINUES ON ITS COURSE AS WE NOW SEE IN 2019-SOONER THAN LATER FREEDOM OF SPEECH WILL BECOME JUST A DISTANT MEMORY. THOSE ELECTED TO SERVE THE PEOPLE SEEM TO BE UNDER THE CONTROL OF OTHERS. MANY PEOPLE ARE WONDERING- WHO ARE THEY- THE SHADOW PEOPLE? THE POPULUS FEEL LIKE CATTLES BEING HERDED INTO SLAUGHTER. THIS IS MOST UNSETTLING.
The very bright infrared signal from this event arguably makes it the clearest kilonova we have observed in the distant universe, i'm very much interested in how kilonova properties change with different progenitors and final remnants. As we observe more of these events, we may learn that there are many different types of kilonovae all in the same family, as is the case with the many different types of supernovae. It's so exciting to be shaping our knowledge in real time.
I have lived my life as best I could, not knowing its purpose, but drawn forward like a moth to a distant moon. And here at last, I discover a strange truth. That I am only a conduit, for a message that eludes my understanding.
Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it, you will live along some distant day into your answers.
Germans have earned this money by the sweat of their brow, be it at a desk or at the steelworks here in Riesa ... so that a distant and anti-grassroots government can hand out horns of plenty as if it's the world's social welfare office.
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- йыраҡ, алыҫBashkir
- отдалечен, далеченBulgarian
- distantCatalan, Valencian
- vzdálený, dalekýCzech
- anghysbell, oeraidd, pellWelsh
- entfernt, fern, abstehend, distanziertGerman
- απόμακρος, μακρινόςGreek
- distante, huraño, a distanciaSpanish
- etä-, syrjäinen, etäinen, kauko-Finnish
- éloigné, distant, lointainFrench
- iomallach, fad àsScottish Gaelic
- 辺鄙, 遠隔, 遠いJapanese
- შორეული, დაშორებულიGeorgian
- 원격, 먼Korean
- attāls, tāls, nomaļšLatvian
- afstandelijk, in de verte, verDutch
- odległy, dalekiPolish
- далёкий, отдалённый, дальнийRussian
- uzak, mesafeli, soğukTurkish
- يىراقUyghur, Uighur
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