some distance

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of some distance

:not a short way
  • The nearest gas station is some distance away.

Word by Word Definitions

some play
  1. : being an unknown, undetermined, or unspecified unit or thing

  2. : being one, a part, or an unspecified number of something (such as a class or group) named or implied

  3. : being of an unspecified amount or number

  1. : one indeterminate quantity, portion, or number as distinguished from the rest

  2. : an indefinite additional amount

  1. : about

  2. : in some degree : somewhat

  3. : to some degree or extent : a little

  1. : characterized by a (specified) thing, quality, state, or action

  1. : group of (so many) members and especially persons

  1. : body

  2. : chromosome

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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