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distance

noun

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  1. 1 the space or amount of space between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects <the distance between the earth and the sun is about 93 million miles> Synonyms lead, length, remove, spacing, spread, stretch, way Related Words altitude, area, breadth, depth, height, rise, space, volume, width; extension, extent; cast, range, reach, scope, shot, sweep, throw; drop, fall, flight, haul; berth, clearance

  2. 2 a wide space or area <a region marked by great, featureless distances> Synonyms breadth, expanse, expansion, extent, field, length, plain, reach, sheet, spread, stretch, wasteRelated Words domain, sphere, territory; compass, range, scope, sweep; gamut, scale, spectrum; depth, emptiness, void; extension, latitude, span; amplitude, immensity, magnitude

  3. 3 the quality or state of being different <the brothers' personalities are like the distance between night and day> Synonyms contrast, disagreement, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, difference, distinction, distinctiveness, distinctness, diverseness, diversity, otherness, unlikenessRelated Words deviance, divergence; differentiability, discriminability, distinguishability; change, modification, variation; conflict, discord, discordance, dissension (also dissention), dissent, dissidence, disunity, friction, strife; variability, variance; anomalousness, dichotomy, incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness, nonconformity; disproportion, imbalance, inequality, nonequivalenceNear Antonyms identicalness, identity; accordance, agreement, conformity, congruity, correspondence, parallelism, similitude; equality, equivalence, equivalency; homogeneity, homogeneousness, uniformityAntonyms alikeness, analogousness, analogy, community, likeness, resemblance, sameness, similarity




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