in the distance

Definition of in the distance

  1. :  far away He saw a light in the distance.

Word by Word Definitions

distanceplay
  1. :  discord

    :  separation (see separation 2b) in time

    :  the degree or amount of separation between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects

  1. :  to make or maintain a personal or emotional separation from :  to place or keep at a distance

    :  to leave far behind :  outstrip

  1. :  taking place via electronic media linking instructors and students who are not together in a classroom


Seen and Heard

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