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Synonyms for distant

Synonyms for (adjective) distant

Synonyms: distant, remote Definition: located far away spatially Usage: distant lands; remote stars

Similar words: far Definition: located at a great distance in time or space or degree Usage: we come from a far country; far corners of the earth; the far future; a far journey; the far side of the road; far from the truth; far in the future

Synonyms: remote, removed, distant Definition: separate or apart in time Usage: distant events; the remote past or future

Similar words: far Definition: located at a great distance in time or space or degree Usage: we come from a far country; far corners of the earth; the far future; a far journey; the far side of the road; far from the truth; far in the future

Synonyms: distant Definition: separated in space or coming from or going to a distance Usage: distant villages; the sound of distant traffic; a distant sound; a distant telephone call

Similar words: deep Definition: very distant in time or space Usage: deep in the past; deep in enemy territory; deep in the woods; a deep space probe

Similar words: extreme Definition: most distant in any direction Usage: the extreme edge of town

Similar words: far-flung Definition: remote Usage: far-flung corners of the Empire

Similar words: long-distance Definition: covering a long distance Usage: a long-distance runner; a long-distance freight train; she ran off with a long-distance truck driver

Similar words: nonadjacent Definition: not adjacent; not next

Similar words: out-of-town Definition: happening in or being of another town or city Usage: an out-of-town tryout; an out-of-town school

Similar words: yon, yonder Definition: distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal) Usage: yonder valley; the hills yonder; what is yon place?

Synonyms: distant, remote Definition: far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship Usage: a distant cousin; a remote relative; a distant likeness; considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics

Similar words: faraway Definition: far removed mentally Usage: a faraway (or distant) look in her eyes

Similar words: loosely knit Definition: having only distant social or legal ties Usage: a loosely knit group

Similar words: removed Definition: separated in relationship by a given degree of descent Usage: a cousin once removed

Similar words: ulterior Definition: beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote Usage: a suggestion ulterior to the present discussion; without...any purpose, immediate or ulterior- G.B.Shaw

Synonyms: aloof, distant, upstage Definition: remote in manner Usage: stood apart with aloof dignity; a distant smile; he was upstage with strangers

Similar words: reserved Definition: marked by self-restraint and reticence Usage: was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion-Victoria Sackville-West