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Another word for distance

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Noun
  1. An extent, measured or unmeasured, of linear space

      1. A route or course that is or may be used to go from one place to another
      2. Distance [a long way off]
      3. Space to proceed:
      1. Any single thing, amount, specimen, example, etc.
      2. An amount or unit of work constituting a single job
      3. What one has to say about something; an opinion:
      1. A straight section of a racecourse or track, especially the section leading to the finish line.
      2. (Baseball) The act of bringing the hands together, as before the chest, and then lowering them and pausing before pitching the ball or attempting to pick off a base runner
      3. (Baseball) A series of movements in which a pitcher, standing with the glove side facing home plate, raises both hands to the height of the head and then lowers them to the chest or waist for a short pause before pitching the ball. It is used especially when runners are on base because it gives base runners less time to steal than they have during a full windup.
      1. Reserved accommodations
      2. A little while:
      3. An interval or period of time, often one of specified length
      1. A piece or stretch of something; specif., a piece of a certain or standardized measure
      2. A piece, often of a standard size, that is normally measured along its greatest dimension:
      3. (Cricket) The distance down the pitch that the ball bounces on its way to the batsman.
    See also:

    big

  2. The fact or condition of being far removed or apart

    See also:

    near

    big

  3. A wide and open area, as of land, sky, or water

      1. A person whose work is sweeping; specif., chimney sweep
      2. A long pole mounted on a pivot, with a bucket at one end, used for raising water, as from a well
      3. (Football) A play in which the ball carrier runs a relatively long way toward a sideline before turning toward the line of scrimmage
      1. An unbroken length, tract, or space; continuous extent or distance
      2. An action or effort that exceeds someone's normal limits or powers; specif., a dramatic role regarded as beyond an actor's normal range or abilities
      3. (Baseball) A series of movements in which a pitcher, standing with the glove side facing home plate, raises both hands to the height of the head and then lowers them to the chest or waist for a short pause before pitching the ball. It is used especially when runners are on base because it gives base runners less time to steal than they have during a full windup.
      1. The extent or limit to which something is or can be spread:
      2. A number of points offered to equalize the chances of winning in a wager on a competition, usually between sports teams.
      3. An expanse; extent; stretch; compass
      1. A little while:
      2. (--- Mathematics) A set of elements or points satisfying specified geometric postulates:
      3. An area provided for a particular purpose:
      1. The extent or distance something can reach:
      2. A continuous, uninterrupted extent or stretch
      3. The distance or extent covered in stretching, obtaining, influencing, etc.
      1. The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends:
      2. The space, amount, or degree to which a thing extends; size; length; breadth
      3. An extensive space or area:
      1. (Sports) The act or an instance of increasing the number of teams in a league
      2. The extent or amount by which something has expanded.
      3. The amount, degree, or extent of expansion
      1. A wide and open extent, as of surface, land, or sky.
      2. A large, open area or unbroken surface; wide extent; great breadth
      3. The distance or amount of expansion.
    See also:

    place

  4. Degree of separation, especially in time

      1. The act of removing; removal.
      2. (Brit.) A move to another residence or place of business
      3. The distance between one thing and another
    See also:

    near

  5. Dissociation from one's surroundings or worldly affairs

Another word for distance

Noun
  1. A degree or quantity of space

      1. (Uncountable) An amount of film or tape that has been used to record something.
      2. The length of film that has been exposed during shooting
      3. The length expressed in feet
      1. An amount or length measured in yards.
      2. The use of a yard for storage, as for cattle at a railroad station
      3. (Football) Distance covered in attempting to advance the football
      1. The number of miles a motor vehicle will go on a gallon of fuel, a tire will run before it wears out, etc.
      2. Total length, extent, or distance measured or expressed in miles.
      3. Aggregate distance in miles or total number of miles traveled, recorded, etc.
      1. The opportunity or freedom to wander or explore:
      2. The area or sphere in which an activity takes place:
      3. The maximum extent or distance limiting operation, action, or effectiveness, as of a sound, radio signal, instrument, firearm, or aircraft:
      1. The distance between ends or supports
      2. The full amount or extent between any two limits
      3. A unit of linear measure equal to nine inches: originally based on the distance between the tips of a man's extended thumb and little finger
      1. The distance or extent covered in stretching, obtaining, influencing, etc.
      2. The extent or distance something can reach:
      3. Range or scope of influence or effect:
      1. An opening through mountains; a pass.
      2. An interruption of continuity:
      3. A problematic situation resulting from such a disparity:
      1. A space between objects, points, or units, especially when making uniform amounts of separation:
      2. (Math.) The set containing all numbers between two given numbers: it may include one, both, or neither end point
      3. A line segment representing the set of numbers in an interval.
  2. A place or places far away

  3. A measure of space

    See also:

    mile

    measure

    inch

  4. Aloofness