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Synonyms for distance

remoteness

distance yourself from something or someone

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  • disown
  • reject
  • separate yourself from
  • wash your hands of
  • dissociate yourself from

go the distance

in the distance

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Synonyms for distance

an extent, measured or unmeasured, of linear space

the fact or condition of being far removed or apart

a wide and open area, as of land, sky, or water

degree of separation, especially in time

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dissociation from one's surroundings or worldly affairs

Synonyms for distance

a distant region

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size of the gap between two places

indifference by personal withdrawal

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the interval between two times

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a remote point in time

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keep at a distance

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go far ahead of

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References in classic literature ?
He then swam silently down the river for a considerable distance, when he landed, and kept on all night, to get as far as possible from this dangerous neighborhood.
Then, of a sudden, one of them, a woman, held her arms out toward me, and even at that great distance I could see that her lips moved--it was Dejah Thoris, my ever beautiful and ever youthful Princess of Helium.
had been able to make during that brief instant, it was still at the same distance.
At easy speaking distance the officer upon her deck hailed the incoming craft.
From the distance and the elevation of the highlands where I stood the Pellucidarian noonday moon showed half in sunshine and half in shadow, while directly be-neath it was plainly visible the round dark spot upon the surface of Pellucidar where the sun has never shone.
It must have been a half hour after their coming that Tarzan caught in the distance along the trail the sound of footsteps approaching.
First of all Jerry learned a new name for himself, which was Bao, and he was taught to respond to it from an ever-increasing distance no matter how softly it was uttered, and Nalasu continued to utter it more softly until it no longer was a spoken word, but a whisper.
For a stake of one sovereign he undertook to run all the way to Coventry and back, a distance of something more than forty miles.
For a part of the distance between Auburn and Newcastle the road-- first on one side of a creek and then on the other--occupies the whole bottom of the ravine, being partly cut out of the steep hillside, and partly built up with bowlders removed from the creek- bed by the miners.
What is the exact distance which separates the earth from its satellite?
it ought to reach the moon four days after its departure, that is on the 5th of December, at midnight precisely, at the moment of her attaining her perigee, that is her nearest distance from the earth, which is exactly 86,410 leagues (French), or 238,833 miles mean distance (English).
Reflecting on this case, it occurred to me that if the Melipona had made its spheres at some given distance from each other, and had made them of equal sizes and had arranged them symmetrically in a double layer, the resulting structure would probably have been as perfect as the comb of the hive-bee.
Parts of the lake seen from a short distance appeared of a reddish colour, and this perhaps was owing to some infusorial animalcula.
On the second day of her hunting, as she was returning from the chase, and was arrived within a little distance from Mr Western's house, her horse, whose mettlesome spirit required a better rider, fell suddenly to prancing and capering in such a manner that she was in the most imminent peril of falling.
Vronsky was aware of those eyes fastened upon him from all sides, but he saw nothing except the ears and neck of his own mare, the ground racing to meet him, and the back and white legs of Gladiator beating time swiftly before him, and keeping always the same distance ahead.