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Synonyms for distance

Synonyms for (noun) distance

Synonyms: distance Definition: the property created by the space between two objects or points

Similar words: spacing, spatial arrangement Definition: the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them

Synonyms: length, distance Definition: size of the gap between two places Usage: the distance from New York to Chicago; he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points

Similar words: size Definition: the physical magnitude of something (how big it is) Usage: a wolf is about the size of a large dog

Synonyms: distance, aloofness Definition: indifference by personal withdrawal Usage: emotional distance

Similar words: indifference Definition: unbiased impartial unconcern

Synonyms: distance Definition: a distant region Usage: I could see it in the distance

Similar words: region, part Definition: the extended spatial location of something Usage: the farming regions of France; religions in all parts of the world; regions of outer space

Synonyms: space, distance Definition: the interval between two times Usage: the distance from birth to death; it all happened in the space of 10 minutes

Similar words: time interval, interval Definition: a definite length of time marked off by two instants

Synonyms: distance Definition: a remote point in time Usage: 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

Similar words: point, point in time Definition: an instant of time Usage: at that point I had to leave

Synonyms for (verb) distance

Synonyms: outdistance, outstrip, distance Definition: go far ahead of Usage: He outdistanced the other runners

Similar words: leave behind Definition: depart and not take along Usage: He left behind all his possessions when he moved to Europe

Synonyms: distance Definition: keep at a distance Usage: we have to distance ourselves from these events in order to continue living

Similar words: keep, maintain, hold Definition: keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean" Usage: hold in place; She always held herself as a lady; The students keep me on my toes