in the distance

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in the distance

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

Word by Word Definitions

distance play
  1. : discord

  2. : separation (see separation 2b) in time

  3. : 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

  2. : to leave far behind : outstrip

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


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