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?
You frantically want to make a mark on the history of humanity? You, King of the Fools! In the very distant future, there shall be no history; there shall remain not even a single trace of anything!
Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it , you will live along some distant day into your answers.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
The OMG mission deployed new technologies that allowed us to observe a natural experiment , much as we would do in a laboratory, where variations in ocean temperatures were used to control the flow of a glacier, their findings especially about how quickly the ice responds will be important to projecting sea level rise in both the near and distant future.
We're talking with various partners. I think we'll be able to decide something in the not-too-distant future.
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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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