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