Another word for distance
A degree or quantity of space
A place or places far away
background, horizon, as far as the eye can see, sky, heavens, outer space, the blue, far lands, outpost, outskirts, foreign countries, new worlds, other worlds, strange places, distant terrain, foreign terrain, unknown terrain, objective, the country, beyond the horizon, ends of the earth, antipodes, jumping-off place, the beyond, the back of beyond, the sticks*. see also country 1.
A measure of space
mile, statute mile, English mile, rod, yard, foot, inch, kilometer, meter, centimeter, millimeter, micrometer, league, fathom, ell, span, hand, cubit, furlong, block, way, ways*, a stone's throw*, as the crow flies*, down the road a piece*, spitting distance*, whoop and a holler*, long haul*; see also inch 1, measure 1, mile.
Another word for distancenoun
An extent, measured or unmeasured, of linear space:length, space, stretch. (Informal) piece, way. See big
The fact or condition of being far removed or apart:farness, remoteness. See big, near
A wide and open area, as of land, sky, or water:expanse, expansion, extent, reach, space, spread, stretch, sweep. See place
Degree of separation, especially in time:remove. See near
Dissociation from one's surroundings or worldly affairs:aloofness, detachment, remoteness. See attitude, concern, include, near