Definitions for distant

Definitions for (adj) distant

Main entry: distant, remote

Definition: located far away spatially

Usage: distant lands; remote stars

Main entry: remote, removed, distant

Definition: separate or apart in time

Usage: distant events; the remote past or future

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: aloof, distant, upstage

Definition: remote in manner

Usage: stood apart with aloof dignity; a distant smile; he was upstage with strangers

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