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distance

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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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