distance (Meaning)

Wordnet

distance (n)

the property created by the space between two objects or points

a distant region

size of the gap between two places

indifference by personal withdrawal

the interval between two times

a remote point in time

Wordnet

distance (v)

keep at a distance

go far ahead of

Webster

distance (n.)

The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate; measure of separation in place.

Remoteness of place; a remote place.

A space marked out in the last part of a race course.

Relative space, between troops in ranks, measured from front to rear; -- contrasted with interval, which is measured from right to left.

Space between two antagonists in fencing.

The part of a picture which contains the representation of those objects which are the farthest away, esp. in a landscape.

Ideal disjunction; discrepancy; contrariety.

Length or interval of time; period, past or future, between two eras or events.

The remoteness or reserve which respect requires; hence, respect; ceremoniousness.

A withholding of intimacy; alienation; coldness; disagreement; variance; restraint; reserve.

Remoteness in succession or relation; as, the distance between a descendant and his ancestor.

The interval between two notes; as, the distance of a fourth or seventh.

Webster

distance (v. t.)

To place at a distance or remotely.

To cause to appear as if at a distance; to make seem remote.

To outstrip by as much as a distance (see Distance, n., 3); to leave far behind; to surpass greatly.

distance Sentence Examples

  1. The distance between Earth and the Sun is approximately 150 million kilometers.
  2. The marathon runner covered the distance of 42 kilometers in under three hours.
  3. The distance between two cities can be measured in miles or kilometers.
  4. The hikers had to travel a long distance through the dense forest to reach their destination.
  5. The distance between the two stars in the binary system is constantly changing.
  6. The athlete ran a distance of 100 meters in record-breaking time.
  7. The ship sailed a great distance across the ocean before reaching its port.
  8. The distance between the two neighboring galaxies is so vast that it takes light millions of years to travel between them.
  9. The distance between the two points on the map is approximately 20 centimeters.
  10. The distance between the Earth and the Moon varies throughout its orbit, ranging from 363,300 kilometers at its closest point to 405,500 kilometers at its farthest.

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The distance between Earth and the Sun is approximately 150 million kilometers.

The marathon runner covered the distance of 42 kilometers in under three hours.

The distance between two cities can be measured in miles or kilometers.

The hikers had to travel a long distance through the dense forest to reach their destination.