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